Debian is a free operating system that is run by an active community of volunteer developers.

Debian Linux is available for many Arm platforms, including Raspberry Pi and the Debian-based Raspbian operating system.

Key features

Debian is free and has a robust package maintenance system with more than 58,000 packages.

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Arm ports

Debian GNU/Linux is being ported to the Arm architecture by many contributions such as Arm, Linaro, other partners, and the broader developer community.

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The Raspbian operating system is based on Debian and is developed and optimized to run on Raspberry Pi.

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Become a Debian contributor to get exposure and gain experience with Linux development.

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Debian resources