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?

3 companies reportedly use Raspbian in their tech stacks, including Production & Testing, Robotical Tech, and IPF.

8 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Raspbian.

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Why developers like Raspbian?

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Raspbian's Features

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

Raspbian Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Raspbian?
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.
A clone of the operating system Unix, written from scratch by Linus Torvalds with assistance from a loosely-knit team of hackers across the Net. It aims towards POSIX and Single UNIX Specification compliance.
CoreOS is designed for security, consistency, and reliability. Instead of installing packages via yum or apt, CoreOS uses Linux containers to manage your services at a higher level of abstraction. A single service's code and all dependencies are packaged within a container that can be run on one or many CoreOS machines.
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Raspbian's Followers
6 developers follow Raspbian to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Miguel González
Peerapat Triyathavornvong
Luiz Carlos Faria