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 * https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_free_and_open-source_software_packages - List of free and open-source software packages  * [[WikiPedia:List_of_free_and_open-source_software_packages|Wikipedia List of free and open-source software packages]]

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Quick access

 

Portal/IDB/icon-template-32x32.png Editors

Portal/IDB/icon-edutainment-32x32.png Edutainment

Portal/IDB/icon-emulator-32x32.png Emulators

Portal/IDB/icon-game-32x32.png Games

Portal/IDB/icon-multimedia-32x32.png Multimedia

Portal/IDB/icon-network-32x32.png Internet and networks

Portal/IDB/icon-office-32x32.png Office applications

Portal/IDB/icon-development-32x32.png Programming

Portal/IDB/icon-security-32x32.pngSecurity

Portal/IDB/icon-display-32x32.png Desktop Environments

Portal/IDB/icon-development-32x32.png System Administration

Portal/IDB/icon-printer-32x32.png Printing

Portal/IDB/icon-backup-32x32.png Compression

 

Installing software

The recommended way to install new software on Debian, is to use Package Management tools to install packages from the official repositories. These repositories should contain most of the software you will want to install, allowing you not to rely on external sources.

Provided you know what you are doing, you might also get software by :

  • building the software from sources.
  • installing packages from unofficial repositories/websites.
  • getting binaries
  • deploying software with containers such as Docker
  • using Flatpak or other package managers such as Nix/Guix.
  • writing your own! ;)

Finding Software

There are several ways to learn what software included in Debian can cover your specific needs.

  • Debtags web search provides means to search software according to their various facets (see Help page).

  • packages.debian.org, Debian packages themselves contain 'recommends, 'suggests' and 'extends' meta-information fields which may be starting points when looking for more features or software alternatives. Debian packages website also lists «Similar packages».

  • package managers are sorting software according to categories. Some package managers such as gnome-software show featured applications and may provide different ways to sort packages.

  • other sources of ideas include this wiki, in particular through the Software portal, and other web pages, like blog posts from Planet Debian

  • some interesting packages newly added to Debian repositories are mentionned in Debian Weekly Newsletter.

You can see full list of packages coming with Debian Stable here

See also

Other software lists

Wiki pages

List of pages related to software in Debian:

  1. Amarok
  2. Ampache
  3. Apache
  4. AptCLI
  5. AptCacherNg
  6. AptConfiguration
  7. AptProtocol
  8. Aptitude
  9. Ardour
  10. AutoConf
  11. AutoMake
  12. AutomaticPackagingTools
  13. BackupAndRecovery
  14. Bash
  15. Bind9
  16. BitTorrent
  17. BrowserApps
  18. BuildingALinuxDomain
  19. BurnCd
  20. CDDVDTools
  21. CategoryDesktopApplication
  22. CheckInstall
  23. Chromium
  24. Clementine
  25. Cloud/SystemsComparison
  26. CoinOr
  27. Compression
  28. Console
  29. ConvertCVStosvn
  30. Cordova
  31. Cupt
  32. D
  33. DDNS
  34. DHCP_Server
  35. DashAsBinSh
  36. DatabaseServers
  37. DebianEdu/HowTo/BackupPC
  38. DebianInstaller
  39. DebianKVMGuests
  40. DebianNPDatabases
  41. DebianPackageManagement
  42. DebianSpamAssassin
  43. DebianTcl
  44. DefaultWebBrowser
  45. DiskImage
  46. DisplayManager
  47. Distcc
  48. Docker
  49. Duplicity
  50. Edutainment
  51. Emulator
  52. EtchApache2DefineSSL
  53. Evolution
  54. Exim4ATTUverse
  55. Exim4Gmail
  56. EximSendThroughSSH
  57. FTP
  58. FakeRoot
  59. Falkon
  60. FileManager
  61. Firefox
  62. FlatPak
  63. FluxBox
  64. FreedomBox
  65. GIMP
  66. GNOME-DB
  67. Game
  68. Gnome
  69. Groupware
  70. HostingControlPanels
  71. HowtoRecordVNC
  72. HuawaY
  73. Icedove
  74. ImapProxy
  75. InstantMessaging
  76. IrcClients
  77. JACK
  78. Jizo
  79. KDE
  80. KVM
  81. Kodi
  82. Konqueror
  83. LDAP
  84. LXC
  85. LaMp
  86. LetsEncrypt
  87. Lguest
  88. LightDM
  89. Lustre
  90. Lynx
  91. MATE
  92. MPlayer
  93. MailApps
  94. Make
  95. ManipulatingISOs
  96. Manual-Howto
  97. Mariadb
  98. Mozilla
  99. Multimedia
  100. MultimediaCodecs
  101. MultimediaFetchingTools
  102. Mupen64Plus
  103. MySql
  104. NFS
  105. NFSServerSetup
  106. NFSTroubleshooting
  107. NTP
  108. Nautilus
  109. NetworkApplication
  110. NetworkManager
  111. NetworkMonitoring
  112. OSM/tileserver
  113. OSS
  114. OfficeApplication
  115. OpenDKIM
  116. OpenPGP
  117. OpenStack
  118. OpenVz
  119. Openbox
  120. Opera
  121. PDF
  122. PackageManagement
  123. PackageManagementTools
  124. Pan
  125. Parted
  126. Peer2Peer
  127. PentiumBuilder
  128. Picard
  129. Postfix
  130. PostfixAndSASL
  131. PostgreSql
  132. ProgrammingApplication
  133. Prosody
  134. Python
  135. QEMU
  136. Rdesktop
  137. RemoteDesktop
  138. RemoteFiles
  139. Rhythmbox
  140. Ripping
  141. SAMBAClientSetup
  142. SAMBAServerSetup
  143. SSH
  144. SVNAdministrationTutorial
  145. SVNTutorial
  146. SambaServerSimple
  147. Sandbox
  148. Schroot
  149. Screensaver
  150. Seahorse
  151. Seamonkey
  152. SecuringNFS
  153. SecurityApplication
  154. Shell
  155. ShellConfiguration
  156. ShellToolTricks
  157. Software
  158. Subtitle
  159. Subversion
  160. Sympa
  161. Synaptic
  162. SystemVirtualization
  163. TFTP
  164. TerminalEmulator
  165. TextEditor
  166. Thunderbird
  167. TorBrowser
  168. Transmission
  169. UseNet
  170. UsenetApps
  171. UserModeLinux
  172. VDR
  173. VLC
  174. VMBuilder
  175. VMware
  176. VNCviewer
  177. VersionControlSystem
  178. VirtualBox
  179. WNPP
  180. WebBrowsers
  181. WebServers
  182. WhyTheName
  183. WindowManager
  184. WindowsEquivalent
  185. WindowsServerHyperV
  186. WordPress
  187. XCP
  188. Xen
  189. Xfce
  190. Zope
  191. ar/Multimedia
  192. ar/NetworkApplication
  193. ar/OfficeApplication
  194. ar/ProgrammingApplication
  195. ar/SecurityApplication
  196. ar/Software
  197. bn/ProgrammingApplication
  198. bn/Software
  199. caff
  200. coreutils
  201. cs/Software
  202. dansguardian
  203. de/Chromium
  204. de/Game
  205. de/Manual-Howto
  206. de/OfficeApplication
  207. de/PDF
  208. de/Software
  209. dnsmasq
  210. dpkg
  211. dselect
  212. ekiga
  213. es/Chromium
  214. es/Clementine
  215. es/Edutainment
  216. es/Ejabberd_Configuration
  217. es/Emulator
  218. es/Game
  219. es/IrcClients
  220. es/Multimedia
  221. es/ProgrammingApplication
  222. es/Software
  223. es/TextEditor
  224. euca2ools
  225. fr/AptCLI
  226. fr/Bash
  227. fr/Bind9
  228. fr/CDDVDTools
  229. fr/CheckInstall
  230. fr/Chromium
  231. fr/Clementine
  232. fr/Compression
  233. fr/Console
  234. fr/DHCP_Server
  235. fr/DisplayManager
  236. fr/Edutainment
  237. fr/Emulator
  238. fr/FileManager
  239. fr/Game
  240. fr/Iceweasel
  241. fr/IrcClients
  242. fr/Konqueror
  243. fr/LetsEncrypt
  244. fr/LightDM
  245. fr/Multimedia
  246. fr/OSS
  247. fr/PDF
  248. fr/PackageManagement/PkgTools
  249. fr/Rhythmbox
  250. fr/SSH
  251. fr/Shell
  252. fr/Synaptic
  253. fr/TerminalEmulator
  254. fr/TextEditor
  255. fr/VLC
  256. fr/WebBrowsers
  257. fr/Xfce
  258. git
  259. gmdb2
  260. gmusicbrowser
  261. he/Software
  262. id/Software
  263. it/AptConfiguration
  264. it/Ardour
  265. it/Bash
  266. it/Chromium
  267. it/Compression
  268. it/Console
  269. it/CryptSetup
  270. it/Edutainment
  271. it/Emulator
  272. it/Game
  273. it/IrcClients
  274. it/Manual-Howto
  275. it/Multimedia
  276. it/NetworkApplication
  277. it/OfficeApplication
  278. it/PDF
  279. it/Picard
  280. it/ProgrammingApplication
  281. it/Rhythmbox
  282. it/SecurityApplication
  283. it/Shell
  284. it/Software
  285. it/TextEditor
  286. ja/Edutainment
  287. ja/Game
  288. ja/Software
  289. ja/TextEditor
  290. ko/Chromium
  291. ko/Software
  292. libvirt
  293. libvirt/xen
  294. minidlna
  295. ms/ProgrammingApplication
  296. ms/Software
  297. netconf
  298. nginx/FastCGI
  299. nspawn
  300. pl/Software
  301. pt_BR/HowtoSendWithEximThroughSSH
  302. pt_BR/ProgrammingApplication
  303. pt_BR/Software
  304. reportbug
  305. ru/Chromium
  306. ru/Compression
  307. ru/Edutainment
  308. ru/Emulator
  309. ru/Game
  310. ru/Multimedia
  311. ru/NetworkApplication
  312. ru/OfficeApplication
  313. ru/PDF
  314. ru/ProgrammingApplication
  315. ru/Samba
  316. ru/SecurityApplication
  317. ru/Software
  318. ru/nginx/FastCGI
  319. sSMTP
  320. sv/Compression
  321. sv/Emulator
  322. sv/Multimedia
  323. sv/NetworkApplication
  324. sv/OfficeApplication
  325. sv/ProgrammingApplication
  326. sv/Software
  327. tin
  328. vim
  329. w3m
  330. zh_CN/Chromium
  331. zh_CN/Compression
  332. zh_CN/Emulator
  333. zh_CN/Game
  334. zh_CN/Multimedia
  335. zh_CN/NetworkApplication
  336. zh_CN/OfficeApplication
  337. zh_CN/Opera
  338. zh_CN/ProgrammingApplication
  339. zh_CN/SecurityApplication
  340. zh_CN/Software
  341. zh_CN/TextEditor


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