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Portal/IDB/logo_portal.png Welcome to the Debian software portal

Portal/IDB/icon-application-32x32.png This section contains information to help with discovering and using software from an end-user perspective.


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-printer-32x32.png Printing


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Installing software

The recommended way to install new software on Debian is by using 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.

To achieve this, Debian has several tools dedicated to Package Management, which allow you to manage the APT repositories (main, contrib, non-free), and to search and select software to be installed.

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

Finding Software

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

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

See also

CategoryPortal | CategorySoftware