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Getting started


Once you did the DietPi Installation you could choose to install one or more Optimised software items or run one of the DietPi tools.

Initial start

This will be the first screen displayed.



Once you run dietpi-launcher you could see all available DietPi tools. It provides a quick way to run any the DietPi tools: from installing DietPi Optimised software to simple configure your device, from enabling services to start to backup your installation and so on.

DietPi-Launcher screenshot

DietPi-Software – Choose the software you need

The base installation of DietPi is minimal by design, allowing you to choose what software you want to install and use. If you’re unsure what software to install, checkout DietPi Optimised Software page for more details.

The list of optimised software includes:

  • desktop environments
  • Remote Desktops
  • Media Systems/Players
  • Torrents/Downloading (Transmission)
  • Cloud/Backup
  • Gaming
  • Social
  • Hotspots
  • System Stats
  • Hardware Projects
  • Stacks (LAMP/LEMP etc.)
  • File Servers
  • Home Automation
  • Printing
  • and much more….

To install and configure them use dietpi-software tool - click for more details.

DietPi-Software screenshot

Supported SBC

See the list of Supported Single Board Computers (SBCs)