Install Open-Typer on Raspberry Pi
Open-Typer is an open source typing tutor application which aims to make learning to touch type easier.
Using Qt, Open-Typer runs on many devices, while still maintaining ease of use.
To run: Menu -> Education -> Open-Typer
To run in terminal: /opt/Open-Typer.AppImage
Fortunately, Open-Typer is very easy to install on your Raspberry Pi in just two steps.
- Install Pi-Apps - the best app installer for Raspberry Pi.
- Use Pi-Apps to install Open-Typer.
For the best chance of this working, we recommend using the latest version of Raspberry Pi OS, which is currently version Bookworm.
Raspberry Pi OS has 32-bit and 64-bit variants, both of which will run on most Raspberry Pi computers, including the Pi 3, Pi 4, and Pi5.
Open-Typer will run on either PiOS 32-bit or 64-bit.
Pi-Apps is a free tool that makes it incredibly easy to install the most useful programs on your Raspberry Pi with just a few clicks.
Open a terminal and run this command to install Pi-Apps:
wget -qO- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Botspot/pi-apps/master/install | bash
Feel free to check out the Pi-Apps source code here: https://github.com/Botspot/pi-apps
Now that you have Pi-Apps installed, it is time to install Open-Typer.
First launch Pi-Apps from your start menu:
Then click on the Office category.
Now scroll down to find Open-Typer in the list.
Just click Install and Pi-Apps will install Open-Typer for you!