It is the main program to run whenever you have a DietPi OS. It provides a quick access to all the main DietPi programs.
DietPi-Software will be automatically displayed on the first login. It is one of the core tools, enabling the installation of one or multiple software items, either:
This contains a long list of optimised software. You either browse the list by selecting Software optimised or used the option Search.
This section provides:
- software packages that are often used and installed via
apt install <package>, without additional optimisation from DietPi team.
- or packages not directly required, but pulled as a dependency, like: build tools, libraries or runtime systems.
Select DietPi optimised software to install.
Install / Uninstall¶
Use this option to:
- install selected software items (either optimised software or additional software items)
- or select and then remove installed software from your operating system.
Configure various system settings, from display / audio / network to auto start options.
Feature-rich drive management utility.
Defines software packages to start when the DietPi OS boots up. Example, boot into the desktop with Kodi running.
Provides service control, priority level tweaks and status print.
Modify the start times of specific cron job groups.
Change the audio settings
Dietpi Update / Backup / Sync¶
Update DietPi OS version to the latest version available.
Fully backup DietPi setup or restore from an already available DietPi backup.
Sync or duplicate a directory to another
Displays CPU temperature, processor frequency, throttle level etc.
Access the frontend for the
Let's Encrypt integration.
Convert a text file into morse code.
Lightweight file manager and explorer
Clean up not necessary files from the operating system and free up valuable disk space.
Clear log files in /var/log/.