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How to install Shadow on Raspberry Pi


Shadow on Raspberry Pi OS is a new platform for our unified client, adapted to the arm64 architecture running Linux.
With its small size, multiple I/Os, and low cost, Raspberry is the perfect solution for a TV or small Desktop PC.
While Raspberry delivers less power than a modern PC, we’re launching the first version with lower acceptance criteria, and a few less supported features that we aim to unlock through further developments.

Please see the following sections to install Shadow on Raspberry Pi:

Automatic Installation
Manual Installation


  • Raspberry Pi 4 (Any RAM models)

  • Ethernet connexion recommended

  • Raspberry OS (64-bit with desktop)

    1. Please download the link below:

    2. Then, flash your SD card with Raspberry OS (64-bit with desktop). You can watch the video tutorial below for more details on the installation:


  • Screen Resolution up to 1080p

  • Refresh Rate up to 60hz

  • Compatible with keyboards, mice, and gamepads

Compatibility key :





1 This is planned for a future update and may be available only for Shadow Alpha or Beta. It is not officially supported.


Shadow USB


TCP/UDP protocols


Gamepad as Mouse


1Lowered animation for better performances

Automatic Installation

The easiest way to install Shadow on Raspberry Pi is to download and install the .deb package (64-bit), either through the graphical software center if it's available, or through the command line.

Installing the .deb package will automatically install the apt repository and signing key to enable auto-updating using the system's package manager.

Step 1: Downloading the .deb package

You can download the package by clicking on the link below:

Step 2: Install the application

Use one of the following two methods:

  • Right-click on the .deb file and use the package manager to install it via the visual interface.

  • Or open the terminal, navigate to the download folder where the .deb is located (using the  cd command) and type:
    sudo apt install ./shadow-arm64.deb

Step 3: Launch Shadow

You can launch Shadow from the Raspberry Menu on the top-left corner, in the Sound & Video section.

Manual Installation

Alternatively, the repository and key can also be installed manually with the following script:

sudo apt-get install wget gpg
wget -qO- | gpg --dearmor > packages.shadowapp.gpg
sudo install -o root -g root -m 644 packages.shadowapp.gpg /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/
rm -f packages.shadowapp.gpg
sudo sh -c 'echo "deb [arch=arm64] bullseye main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/shadow-prod.list'

Then update the package cache and install the package using:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install shadow-prod

Still have questions after reading this article?

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