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What is Raspbian?

It is optimized for the Raspberry Pi hardware. It provides more than a pure OS: it comes with over 35,000 packages, pre-compiled software bundled in a nice format for easy installation on your Raspberry Pi.
Raspbian is a tool in the Operating Systems category of a tech stack.

Who uses Raspbian?

15 companies reportedly use Raspbian in their tech stacks, including Amp X, SCMC-CMU, and Hmcomm, Inc..

111 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Raspbian.

Raspbian Integrations

OpenCV, Raspberry Pi, Pi-hole, ObjectBox, and Felgo Game Engine are some of the popular tools that integrate with Raspbian. Here's a list of all 7 tools that integrate with Raspbian.
Pros of Raspbian
Runs well on rpi
Easy to use with little experience

Raspbian's Features

  • pre-compiled software
  • comes with over 35,000 packages

Raspbian Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Raspbian?
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Ubuntu is an ancient African word meaning ‘humanity to others’. It also means ‘I am what I am because of who we all are’. The Ubuntu operating system brings the spirit of Ubuntu to the world of computers.
Debian systems currently use the Linux kernel or the FreeBSD kernel. Linux is a piece of software started by Linus Torvalds and supported by thousands of programmers worldwide. FreeBSD is an operating system including a kernel and other software.
The CentOS Project is a community-driven free software effort focused on delivering a robust open source ecosystem. For users, we offer a consistent manageable platform that suits a wide variety of deployments. For open source communities, we offer a solid, predictable base to build upon, along with extensive resources to build, test, release, and maintain their code.
It is the operating system that presently powers many of the mobile devices, including the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. It is designed to make your iPhone and iPad experience even faster, more responsive, and more delightful.
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Raspbian's Followers
166 developers follow Raspbian to keep up with related blogs and decisions.