Shell Raspberry Pi

Open-source Shell projects categorized as Raspberry Pi

Top 23 Shell Raspberry Pi Projects

  • GitHub repo Pi-hole

    A black hole for Internet advertisements

    Project mention: *Skip video to see Ads* by 2025 | | 2021-04-12 Save yourself some money there.

  • GitHub repo RetroPie-Setup

    Shell script to set up a Raspberry Pi/Odroid/PC with RetroArch emulator and various cores

    Project mention: No OS will Let me get into Retropie Setup | | 2021-03-23

    git clone --depth=1

  • GitHub repo pivpn

    The Simplest VPN installer, designed for Raspberry Pi

    Project mention: VNC will not connect when I am not on the same network (ie over 4G or not at home) | | 2021-04-10

    you can tunnel VNC through SSH or VPN, wireguard probably the easiest.. that the other guy linked looks like it supports wireguard.

  • GitHub repo raspotify

    Spotify Connect client for the Raspberry Pi that Just Works™

    Project mention: 3 zones (including bathroom speakers) with MusicCast? | | 2021-04-11

    Thanks, it's much more clear to me now, I really appreciate it. Btw, what do you use on Raspberry Pi to play Spotify? Maybe raspotify?

  • GitHub repo Debian-Pi-Aarch64

    This is the first 64-bit system in the world to support all Raspberry Pi 64-bit hardware!!! (Include: 4B,3B+,3B,3A+)

    Project mention: OS for OMV on Raspi | | 2021-01-15

    I'm using this:

  • GitHub repo OpenWrt-Rpi

    Raspberry Pi & NanoPi R2S/R4S & G-Dock & x86 OpenWrt Compile Project. (Based on Github Action / Daily Update) (by SuLingGG)

    Project mention: Raspberry pi 4 openwrt ssrplus+ | | 2021-02-19

    i got the firmware for my rspi4 from here:

  • GitHub repo PiShrink

    Make your pi images smaller!

    Project mention: Trim down empty space/zeros of dd image? | | 2020-12-27
  • GitHub repo crankshaft

    Crankshaft: A turnkey GNU/Linux solution that transforms a Raspberry Pi to an Android Auto head unit.

    Project mention: Raspberry Pi OBD GUI ? | | 2021-02-05

    There is also crankshaft but that's just android auto.

  • GitHub repo docker-homebridge

    Homebridge Docker. HomeKit support for the impatient using Docker on x86_64, Raspberry Pi (armhf) and ARM64. Includes ffmpeg + libfdk-aac.

    Project mention: HomeKit cat scarer | | 2021-04-07

    There’s also a Docker image if you’re into that.

  • GitHub repo log2ram

    ramlog like for systemd (Put log into a ram folder)

    Project mention: Short SD card life? Power Supply/ card recommendation? | | 2021-04-10

    I had a card die after a year of use, it might have been because of the logging. I use log2ram now to reduce the amount of writes to the SD card.

  • GitHub repo IOTstack

    docker stack for getting started on IOT on the Raspberry PI

    Project mention: How to setup hoobs using docker? | | 2021-02-12
  • GitHub repo NextCloudPi

    📦 Build code for NextcloudPi: Raspberry Pi, Odroid, Rock64, Docker, curl installer...

    Project mention: Nextcloud Docker - how to update PHP from 7.3 to PHP 7.4? | | 2021-03-06

    at least create an issue at their GitHub repo explaining your issue and hoping someone's going to fix it

  • GitHub repo raspberry-pi-dramble

    Raspberry Pi Kubernetes cluster that runs HA/HP Drupal 8

    Project mention: My PoE Pi Cluster. | | 2021-03-23

    My setup is exactly the same as the top photo on just with the stack'o'pi zip-tied to the switch so I can move it around without the things sliding around.

  • GitHub repo chromium_os-raspberry_pi

    Build your Chromium OS for Raspberry Pi 3B/3B+/4B and Pi400

    Project mention: FydeOS for You - Raspberry Pi 400: yes it supports Android + Linux, just like Chrome OS | | 2021-01-17


  • GitHub repo PADD

    PADD (formerly Chronometer2) is a more expansive version of the original that is included with Pi-Hole. PADD provides in-depth information about your Pi-hole.

    Project mention: | | 2021-04-12

    PADD has its own repo here:

  • GitHub repo tensorflow-on-arm

    TensorFlow for Arm

    Project mention: Tensorflow on ARM Devices | | 2020-12-31

    You can try building from source, following a guide such as this:

  • GitHub repo RaspiBolt

    Bitcoin & Lightning full node on a Raspberry Pi

    Project mention: Let the fun begin!! | | 2021-04-09

    I followed this guide from RaspiBolt and it was a surprisingly painless experience.

  • GitHub repo gentoo-on-rpi-64bit

    Bootable 64-bit Gentoo image for the Raspberry Pi4B, 3B & 3B+, with Linux 5.4, OpenRC, Xfce4, VC4/V3D, camera and h/w codec support, weekly-autobuild binhost

    Project mention: Did anyone manage to run Idena on Raspberry PI or an Android phone? | | 2021-02-07

    yes. use gentoo. specifically this version:

  • GitHub repo rpi-audio-receiver

    Raspberry Pi Audio Receiver with Bluetooth A2DP, AirPlay, UPnP and Spotify Connect

    Project mention: Raspberry project for Bluetooth connectivity | | 2021-02-21
  • GitHub repo showmewebcam

    Raspberry Pi + High Quality Camera = High-quality USB Webcam!

    Project mention: Raspberry Pi Enters Microcontroller Game with $4 Pico | | 2021-01-22

    You want to take a look at buildroot-based approaches. They're not quite instant-on, but they're tolerable. is a good example.

  • GitHub repo hassio-zigbee2mqtt add-on for zigbee2mqtt

    Project mention: Physical Zigbee Alarm Keypad Integrated Into Home | | 2021-02-21

    If it's any comfort...using the devices.js is truly dead easy and makes absolutely no odds once it's done. How--e-vee-er....there is currently an issue I'm experiencing where using devices.js isn't working at the moment, not for me at least....I can't go back! :-D

  • GitHub repo homebridge-raspbian-image

    Official Homebridge Raspberry Pi Image based on Raspbian Lite.

    Project mention: Blocking IP camera from pinging China | | 2021-04-12
  • GitHub repo ReconPi

    ReconPi - A lightweight recon tool that performs extensive scanning with the latest tools.

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2021-04-12.


What are some of the best open-source Raspberry Pi projects in Shell? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 Pi-hole 30,596
2 RetroPie-Setup 9,061
3 pivpn 4,200
4 raspotify 3,136
5 Debian-Pi-Aarch64 2,073
6 OpenWrt-Rpi 1,979
7 PiShrink 1,860
8 crankshaft 1,553
9 docker-homebridge 1,542
10 log2ram 1,454
11 IOTstack 1,390
12 NextCloudPi 1,359
13 raspberry-pi-dramble 1,335
14 chromium_os-raspberry_pi 1,175
15 PADD 1,019
16 tensorflow-on-arm 850
17 RaspiBolt 850
18 gentoo-on-rpi-64bit 836
19 rpi-audio-receiver 665
20 showmewebcam 556
21 hassio-zigbee2mqtt 550
22 homebridge-raspbian-image 546
23 ReconPi 508