Most Populaire Raspberry Pi Operating System, how to install raspberry pi OS

Eckstein GmbH
2021-07-19 09:51:00 / raspberry pi

Today, I'll show you how to install raspberry pi OS, and show you the most populaire raspberry OS


First of all, we need a tool to install raspberry OS, I I recommend using Etcher Flash Tool

You can click here download Etcher Flash Tool

Install and open it, then chose flash file or URL, select target and flash.


1. Raspberry Pi OS with desktop and recommended

This OS is the commonly used OS on raspberry pi, we start raspberry pi pojects must use it

Download:Raspberry Pi OS with desktop and recommended software

Flash OS in SD card, and use Username: pi Password: raspberry to login, you can find Common IDEs and basic office software are install already. Open terminal, use:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get upgrade -y

uodate your OS and software, then you can use it.

2. Raspberry Pi OS with desktop

If now the network speed is very poor, you can down this OS, chose the software you need most to install, you'll save a lot of times.

Download:Raspberry Pi OS with desktop

Also you can use:'Username: pi Password: raspberry' to login.

3. Raspberry Pi OS Lite

This OS didn't have desktop, suitable for people who are very familiar with Linux

Download:Raspberry Pi OS Lite

Username: pi Password: raspberry

4.Ubuntu MATE 20.10 for raspberry pi

Classic Ubuntu MATE for raspberry pi, perfect for daily office use

Download:Ubuntu MATE 20.10 for raspberry pi

5. Arch Linux ARM

Arch Linux port on ARM architecture. Focus on simplicity for developers only command line interface, not recommended for beginners.

Arch Linux ARM

Username: root Password: root

6. RetroPie

This is a home console emulator system built on Raspbian, with built-in emulator software for FC, SFC, GB, GBA, DOS and other game platforms, allowing the Raspberry Pi to be quickly configured as a multifunctional old game console.


Username: pi Password: raspberry

7. Volumio for raspberry pi

This is an audiophile music player system with a more feature-rich UI that plays music with the highest fidelity with the audio kit.

Download:Volumio for raspberry pi

Username: volumio Password: volumio

8. Kali for raspberry pi

The most populaire hackers OS, hundreds of hacking tools collection.

Download:Kali for raspberry pi

Username: kali Password: kali

RootUsername:root Password:kali

9. Lakka for raspberry pi
Seeing this OS reminds me of PSP

Download:Lakka for raspberry pi

10.Home Assistant

Open source home automation that puts local control and privacy first. Powered by a worldwide community of tinkerers and DIY enthusiasts. Perfect to run on a Raspberry Pi or a local server.

Home Assistant