Package categories

164 package categories in 22 groups.

app-accessibility

The app-accessibility category contains packages which help with accessibility (for example, screen readers). Contains 38 packages last updated .

app-admin

The app-admin category contains non-core applications which relate to system administration. Contains 199 packages last updated .

app-antivirus

The app-antivirus category contains antivirus software. Contains 3 packages last updated .

app-arch

The app-arch category contains tools for archiving, compressing and uncompressing files or groups of files. Contains 103 packages last updated .

app-backup

The app-backup category contains tools for performing backups of data, including both full and incremental backups, as well as backups to other media (CD-R, Tape, etc.). Contains 66 packages last updated .

app-benchmarks

The app-benchmarks category contains benchmarking software. Contains 30 packages last updated .

app-cdr

The app-cdr category contains software for writing CDs and DVDs, and for working with .iso files. Contains 52 packages last updated .

app-crypt

The app-crypt category contains cryptographic (encryption, decryption, steganography and signing) software. Contains 137 packages last updated .

app-dicts

The app-dicts category contains dictionary and word-list packages. Contains 320 packages last updated .

app-doc

The app-doc category contains various miscellaneous documentation collections. Contains 44 packages last updated .

app-editors

The app-editors category contains text editors. Contains 86 packages last updated .

app-emacs

The app-emacs category contains extension packages for the Emacs text editor. Contains 202 packages last updated .

app-emulation

The app-emulation category contains emulation software. Contains 114 packages last updated .

app-eselect

The app-eselect category contains modules for the eselect configuration and administration tool. Contains 50 packages last updated .

app-forensics

The app-forensics category contains software which helps detect and analyse security breaches. Contains 31 packages last updated .

app-i18n

The app-i18n category contains internationalisation-related packages. Contains 130 packages last updated .

app-laptop

The app-laptop category contains packages which are designed to work with certain kinds of laptop or notebook computer. Contains 19 packages last updated .

app-leechcraft

The app-leechcraft category contains LeechCraft core and all plugins. Contains 72 packages last updated .

app-misc

The app-misc category contains various miscellaneous application packages which don't belong anywhere else. Contains 289 packages last updated .

app-mobilephone

The app-mobilephone category contains software for working with mobile phones. Contains 24 packages last updated .

app-office

The app-office category contains 'office' (word processing, spreadsheets, presentation) software packages. Contains 59 packages last updated .

app-officeext

The app-officeext category contains extension packages for LibreOffice and OpenOffice. Contains 8 packages last updated .

app-pda

The app-pda category contains software for working with personal digital assistants or hand-held computers. Contains 14 packages last updated .

app-portage

The app-portage category contains software which works with portage or ebuilds. Contains 57 packages last updated .

app-shells

The app-shells category contains shells and their extensions. Contains 43 packages last updated .

app-text

The app-text category contains tools for working with human-language text files. Contains 325 packages last updated .

app-vim

The app-vim category contains plugins, syntax file and spelling packages for the Vim text editor. Contains 190 packages last updated .

app-xemacs

The app-xemacs category contains extensions for the XEmacs text editor. Contains 131 packages last updated .

dev-ada

The dev-ada category contains libraries and utilities relevant to the Ada programming language. Contains 10 packages last updated .

dev-cpp

The dev-cpp category contains libraries and utilities relevant to the c++ programming language. Contains 56 packages last updated .

dev-db

The dev-db category contains libraries and utilities for database related programming. Contains 127 packages last updated .

dev-dotnet

The dev-dotnet category contains libraries and utilities relevant to the .NET programming environment. Contains 28 packages last updated .

dev-embedded

The dev-embedded category contains libraries and utilities relevant to embedded programming. Contains 68 packages last updated .

dev-erlang

The dev-erlang category contains libraries, utilities or bindings written in or for the Erlang programming language. Contains 28 packages last updated .

dev-games

The dev-games category contains libraries and utilities relevant to games programming. Contains 37 packages last updated .

dev-go

The dev-go category contains libraries and utilities relevant to the Go programming language. Contains 36 packages last updated .

dev-haskell

The dev-haskell category contains libraries and utilities relevant to the Haskell programming language. Contains 679 packages last updated .

dev-java

The dev-java category contains libraries and utilities relevant to the Java programming language. Contains 595 packages last updated .

dev-lang

The dev-lang category contains various programming language implementations and related tools. Contains 113 packages last updated .

dev-libs

The dev-libs category contains various miscellaneous programming libraries. Contains 514 packages last updated .

dev-lisp

The dev-lisp category contains libraries and utilities relevant to the Lisp programming language. Contains 19 packages last updated .

dev-lua

The dev-lua category contains libraries, utilities or bindings written in or for the Lua programming language. Contains 36 packages last updated .

dev-ml

The dev-ml category contains libraries and utilities relevant to the ML programming language. Contains 244 packages last updated .

dev-perl

The dev-perl category contains libraries and utilities relevant to the Perl programming language. Contains 1550 packages last updated .

dev-php

The dev-php category contains libraries and utilities relevant to the PHP programming language. Contains 273 packages last updated .

dev-python

The dev-python category contains libraries, utilities or bindings written in or for the Python programming language. Contains 1755 packages last updated .

dev-qt

The dev-qt category contains packages for the Qt framework modules and directly related libraries and development applications from the upstream Qt Project. Do not add other packages to this category. Contains 59 packages last updated .

dev-ros

The dev-ros category contains ROS and ROS-related packages. Contains 321 packages last updated .

dev-ruby

The dev-ruby category contains libraries and utilities relevant to the Ruby programming language. Contains 645 packages last updated .

dev-scheme

The dev-scheme category contains libraries and utilities relevant to the Scheme programming language. Contains 35 packages last updated .

dev-tcltk

The dev-tcltk category contains Tcl- and Tk-related libraries and tools. Contains 40 packages last updated .

dev-tex

The dev-tex category contains libraries and tools useful when working with TeX and TeX-based environments such as LaTeX. Contains 86 packages last updated .

dev-texlive

The dev-texlive category contains various TeXLive's packages. Contains 47 packages last updated .

dev-util

The dev-util category contains various miscellaneous development utilities. Contains 377 packages last updated .

dev-vcs

The dev-vcs category contains utilities focused on version control. Contains 90 packages last updated .

games-action

The games-action category contains action games. Contains 81 packages last updated .

games-arcade

The games-arcade category contains arcade games. Contains 134 packages last updated .

games-board

The games-board category contains board games. Contains 77 packages last updated .

games-emulation

The games-emulation category contains game platform emulators. Contains 61 packages last updated .

games-engines

The games-engines category contains game engines. Contains 19 packages last updated .

games-fps

The games-fps category contains first person shooter games. Contains 129 packages last updated .

games-kids

The games-kids category contains games designed for children. Contains 11 packages last updated .

games-misc

The games-misc category contains miscellaneous games which do not fit into other games- categories. Contains 80 packages last updated .

games-mud

The games-mud category contains multi-user dungeon games. Contains 13 packages last updated .

games-puzzle

The games-puzzle category contains puzzle games. Contains 109 packages last updated .

games-roguelike

The games-roguelike category contains games which resemble Rogue's style. Contains 18 packages last updated .

games-rpg

The games-rpg category contains role-playing games. Contains 55 packages last updated .

games-server

The games-server category contains game servers. Contains 11 packages last updated .

games-simulation

The games-simulation category contains simulation games. Contains 18 packages last updated .

games-sports

The games-sports category contains sports games. Contains 15 packages last updated .

games-strategy

The games-strategy category contains strategy games. Contains 56 packages last updated .

games-util

The games-util category contains various game-related utilities. Contains 41 packages last updated .

gnome-base

The gnome-base category contains core GNOME packages. Contains 35 packages last updated .

gnome-extra

The gnome-extra category contains additional non-core GNOME packages. Contains 70 packages last updated .

gnustep-apps

The gnustep-apps category contains GNUstep applications. Contains 38 packages last updated .

gnustep-base

The gnustep-base category contains GNUstep base packages. Contains 9 packages last updated .

gnustep-libs

The gnustep-libs category contains GNUstep libraries. Contains 13 packages last updated .

java-virtuals

The java-virtuals category contains packages which satisfy virtual dependencies. These virtuals install a file which is used by the java-config system to provide information like classpath and minimum required vm values. Contains 12 packages last updated .

kde-apps

The kde-apps category contains packages released by KDE as part of KDE Applications 5. Contains 273 packages last updated .

kde-frameworks

The kde-frameworks category contains KDE Frameworks - the next generation of KDE libraries modularized for easy integration in Qt applications. Contains 79 packages last updated .

kde-misc

The kde-misc category contains various miscellaneous KDE packages. In general, packages here are extensions of the KDE desktop environment (ioslaves, command center modules, plasmoids, ...), while KDE applications that do not rely on the desktop environment better suit other categories. Contains 45 packages last updated .

kde-plasma

The kde-plasma category contains KDE Plasma Contains 44 packages last updated .

lxde-base

The lxde-base category contains core packages for LXDE, the Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment. Contains 17 packages last updated .

lxqt-base

The lxqt-base category contains core packages for LXQt Desktop Environment. Contains 18 packages last updated .

mail-client

The mail-client category contains email clients. Contains 26 packages last updated .

mail-filter

The mail-filter category contains email filtering software. Contains 67 packages last updated .

mail-mta

The mail-mta category contains mail transport agent packages. Contains 13 packages last updated .

mate-base

The mate-base category contains core MATE packages. Contains 12 packages last updated .

mate-extra

The mate-extra category contains additional non-core MATE packages. Contains 14 packages last updated .

media-fonts

The media-fonts category contains fonts. Contains 206 packages last updated .

media-gfx

The media-gfx category contains graphics-related packages. Contains 263 packages last updated .

media-libs

The media-libs category contains media-related libraries. Contains 398 packages last updated .

media-plugins

The media-plugins category contains plugin packages for various media applications. Contains 321 packages last updated .

media-radio

The media-radio category contains radio-related media applications. Contains 23 packages last updated .

media-sound

The media-sound category contains sound, music and audio applications. Contains 396 packages last updated .

media-tv

The media-tv category contains television-related applications. Contains 22 packages last updated .

media-video

The media-video category contains video-related applications. Contains 180 packages last updated .

net-analyzer

The net-analyzer category contains network analysis software. Contains 298 packages last updated .

net-dialup

The net-dialup category contains dialup-related networking software. Contains 41 packages last updated .

net-dns

The net-dns category contains DNS (Domain Name Service) related software. Contains 58 packages last updated .

net-firewall

The net-firewall category contains network firewall software. Contains 33 packages last updated .

net-fs

The net-fs category contains network filesystem packages. Contains 28 packages last updated .

net-ftp

The net-ftp contains FTP (File Transfer Protocol) software. Contains 28 packages last updated .

net-im

The net-im category contains instant messaging software. Contains 56 packages last updated .

net-irc

The net-irc category contains IRC (Internet Relay Chat) clients and servers. Contains 56 packages last updated .

net-libs

The net-libs category contains libraries that are network-related. Contains 202 packages last updated .

net-mail

The net-mail category contains various email-related utilities. Contains 108 packages last updated .

net-misc

The net-misc category contains various miscellaneous networking tools and utilities. Contains 371 packages last updated .

net-nds

The net-nds category contains NDS (NetWare Directory Services) software. Contains 21 packages last updated .

net-news

The net-news category contains news-related network software. Contains 13 packages last updated .

net-nntp

The net-nntp category contains NNTP (Network News Transfer Protocol) software. Contains 15 packages last updated .

net-p2p

The net-p2p category contains peer-to-peer networking applications. Contains 57 packages last updated .

net-print

The net-print category contains network printing packages. Contains 38 packages last updated .

net-proxy

The net-proxy category contains network proxy software. Contains 37 packages last updated .

net-voip

The net-voip category contains packages related to Voice-over-IP Contains 9 packages last updated .

net-vpn

Contains 29 packages last updated .

net-wireless

The net-wireless category contains wireless networking software and utilities. Contains 80 packages last updated .

perl-core

The perl-core category contains libraries and utilities relevant to the Perl programming language. Contains 45 packages last updated .

ros-meta

The ros-meta category contains ROS meta-packages. Contains 50 packages last updated .

sci-astronomy

The sci-astronomy category contains software that can be used in astronomical and related scientific environments. Contains 40 packages last updated .

sci-biology

The sci-biology category contains software that can be used in biological and related scientific environments. Contains 146 packages last updated .

sci-calculators

The sci-calculators category contains scientific calculator packages. Contains 19 packages last updated .

sci-chemistry

The sci-chemistry category contains software that can be used in chemistral scientific environments. Contains 107 packages last updated .

sci-electronics

The sci-electronics category contains electronics packages. Contains 54 packages last updated .

sci-geosciences

The sci-geosciences category contains geosciences-related software. Contains 67 packages last updated .

sci-libs

The sci-libs category contains various science-related libraries. Contains 250 packages last updated .

sci-mathematics

The sci-mathematics category contains mathematical software. Contains 87 packages last updated .

sci-misc

The sci-misc category contains various miscellaneous science applications which do not fit any other sci-* category. Contains 19 packages last updated .

sci-physics

The sci-physics category contains physics related software. Contains 34 packages last updated .

sci-visualization

The sci-visualization category contains scientific visualization applications. Contains 34 packages last updated .

sec-policy

The sec-policy category contains security policies for access control systems such as SELinux. Contains 257 packages last updated .

sys-apps

The sys-apps category contains various core system applications, and some non-core system applications which have not yet been moved out into other sys- categories. Contains 285 packages last updated .

sys-auth

The sys-auth category contains applications and libraries to support authentication and authorization facilities. Here belongs PAM modules, NSS modules and login apps. Contains 65 packages last updated .

sys-block

The sys-block category contains packages which work with block devices. Contains 64 packages last updated .

sys-boot

The sys-boot category contains bootloaders and related tools. Contains 43 packages last updated .

sys-cluster

The sys-cluster category contains cluster-related software. Contains 93 packages last updated .

sys-devel

The sys-devel category contains various core system development tools and libraries. Contains 55 packages last updated .

sys-fabric

The sys-fabric category contains OFED software stack and other infiniband related software. Contains 26 packages last updated .

sys-firmware

The sys-firmware category contains misc. firmware and microcode. Contains 28 packages last updated .

sys-freebsd

Ebuilds for the Gentoo/FreeBSD base system software. Contains 17 packages last updated .

sys-fs

The sys-fs category contains filesystem tools and utilities. Contains 130 packages last updated .

sys-kernel

The sys-kernel category contains kernel source ebuilds and kernel-related tools. Contains 27 packages last updated .

sys-libs

The sys-libs category contains various system-level libraries. Contains 91 packages last updated .

sys-power

The sys-power category contains software which handles power management, including CPU frequency scaling tools. Contains 31 packages last updated .

sys-process

The sys-process category contains packages which query or manipulate processes. The 'cron' daemons are included in this. Contains 52 packages last updated .

virtual

The virtual category contains packages which satisfy virtual dependencies. Contains 201 packages last updated .

www-apache

The www-apache category contains modules for the Apache webserver. Contains 52 packages last updated .

www-apps

The www-apps category contains various world wide web applications. Contains 96 packages last updated .

www-client

The www-client category contains world wide web clients. Contains 39 packages last updated .

www-misc

The www-misc category contains various miscellaneous world wide web software. Contains 20 packages last updated .

www-plugins

The www-plugins category contains plug-ins for Web browsers. Contains 9 packages last updated .

www-servers

The www-servers category contains web server packages. Contains 32 packages last updated .

x11-apps

x11-apps contains applications distributed as part of X.Org X11. Contains 92 packages last updated .

x11-base

The x11-base category contains various X11 base implementations. Contains 3 packages last updated .

x11-drivers

x11-drivers contain drivers that interface with the core X11 server. Contains 68 packages last updated .

x11-libs

The x11-libs category contains various X11-related libraries. Contains 143 packages last updated .

x11-misc

The x11-misc category contains miscellaneous X11 applications which do not belong elsewhere. Contains 302 packages last updated .

x11-plugins

The x11-plugins category contains plugin packages for various X11 applications. Contains 192 packages last updated .

x11-proto

x11-proto contains the X11 protocol headers. Contains 33 packages last updated .

x11-terms

The x11-terms category contains terminal emulators for X11 environments. Contains 25 packages last updated .

x11-themes

The x11-themes category contains various theme and style packages for X11 applications. Contains 138 packages last updated .

x11-wm

The x11-wm category contains X11 window managers. Contains 58 packages last updated .

xfce-base

The xfce-base category contains base XFCE packages. Contains 14 packages last updated .

xfce-extra

The xfce-extra category contains non-core XFCE applications. Contains 67 packages last updated .