Before the Jessie update, I was able to add games using some kind of installer that I could access from the start menu. Now it's gone.

Where can I find these games and apps at SS to download them like I used to?

  • A little more detail about this installer would be great. Have you tried doing a Google search? – Darth Vader May 17 '16 at 17:41
  • @darthvader, and Grant Winney... I apologize, but I don't remember the name of the installer. However, the distro that I remember it was in Wheezy. I know this is seriously vague, but that's all I remember. I have no screen grabs, because I don't know how to on rpi, and I also didn't think that this utility would have been removed. The only Google search I have come up with was people using the terminal to get them, but I used something different that allowed me to download them after looking at them similar to looking at the Google play store. But it was built into the distro. – BadgerTrucking May 17 '16 at 18:53
  • I think you are looking for pistore. I don't think it exists anymore. You could try sudo apt-get install pistore. – Garnett Haines May 17 '16 at 20:29

Here is the information I found about pistore https://www.raspberrypi.org/pi-store-shutdown/

  • You're correct sir. Thank you very much. This is in fact what I was looking for. Although it's sad that they closed it down. I did try the sudo command and it didn't work – BadgerTrucking May 17 '16 at 22:04

There's a package manager, aka "Add / Remove Software" screen, that you could possibly use as an alternative. It's available in the Menu, under Preferences.

Select (place a check next to) any packages you want to install, click Apply, and enter your password if it prompts you.

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It'll show you a progress indicator as it installs.

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Then you can find the shortcut under the Menu, assuming the package you installed added one.

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