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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..

120 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
Very Lightweight

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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Raspbian's Followers
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