DietPi for Raspberry Pi's

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DietPi for Raspberry Pi's

Postby Fourdee » Mon Jul 28, 2014 8:47 pm

Current version and release notes:

Known Issues:
- RPi compute module is not currently supported.

How do I update DietPi?
- Run dietpi-update
- Download the latest DietPi image file.

Download DietPi Image:

Getting Started Guides:

DietPi - Minimal Raspbian Image
At its core, DietPi is the goto image for a minimal Raspbian/Debian Server install.
We've stripped down and removed everything from the official Raspbian image to give us a bare minimal Raspbian server image that we call DietPi-Core.
DietPi - Core (Minimal image stats):
- Minimal and optimized Raspbian Image for all Pi models.
- DietPi for RPi is built on Raspbian, and, uses the official Raspbian repositories.
- DietPi-Software: Install optional "ready to run" software, quickly and easily, with optimizations unique to your Pi model.
- DietPi-Config: A feature rich config tool for your Pi. Overclock and tweak your pi, scan and connect to wifi SSID's, and many many more options.
- DietPi-Ramlog: Mounts /var/log to RAM, clears hourly. increasing system performance and SD card lifespan.
- ARMhf - hardware floating point calculations.
- Small 120MB compressed image.
- Fits on a 1GB or greater SD card
- Only 11 running processes after boot
- 16MB of memory usage after boot
-Lightweight SSH server (Dropbear) is installed instead of OpenSSH.
-Wifi Support. Unlike most Raspbian minimal images, ours includes full Wifi support.

Built from the ground up, DietPi-Software allows for popular, optional install choices. All of which are pre-configured and "ready to run" with all the optimizations and configurations done for you.
By applying unique optimizations specific to your Pi Model (v1-256mb, v1-512mb, v2-1024mb), DietPi ensures you get the maximum performance from your Pi and the software you choose to install:

Click here to see the full DietPi-Software list, and their details.


Built from the ground up, DietPi-Config is a feature rich configuration tool for your Pi:
- Change overclocking profiles
- Change resolution, set audio output, analogue audio quality etc.
- Tweak ARM temp limits, change CPU governor and many more settings.
- Full networking tool that allows you to connect to Wifi SSIDs easily, change static IP's address, and many more options.
- Samba client utility allows you to quickly and easily connect to Windows Shares.
- NoIp client utility. Allows you to quickly and easily setup your website address for your Pi, using a NoIp account.

Created by Dan Knight (Fourdee)


Sourcecode (Github)

Donations / Support DietPi:
DietPi is a free product and relies solely on your donations for funding. If you found DietPi useful and want to support future development, please click here to find out more.

Download DietPi and Setup Guides:

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