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Linux Audio Bundles and Distributions

A list of Linux audio distributions and repositories.

If you are new to Linux, we strongly recommend you read this page before attempting to choose a distro (distribution) from this page. The universe depends on you.

See also:

APODIO is an “ computer on a live CD bootable distribution” distributions linux_live,
AV Linux Custom shop modded and rodded 32bit Linux based Operating System built from a hand-picked selection of available tools including Debian/GNU Linux, the…, ,
Fedora Jam Fedora spin, dedicated to audio use. New version is published every time when new Fedora comes out. distributions
Geekos DAW This project was created to help users configure openSUSE Leap as a Digital Audio Workstation. The repositories were created with this purpose: to …,
KXStudio A Collection of applications and plugins for audio production. KXStudio also provides Debian (and Ubuntu) compatible repositories. The KXStudio pro…,
LibraZik Digital audio-software studio and related documentation, designed for music production that allows you to install and use all the software tools you n…, ,
Planet CCRMA Planet CCRMA at Home (CCRMA is pronounced ``karma'') is a collection of free, open source RPM packages (RPM stands for RPM Package Manager) that y…,
Ubuntu Studio Free and open source operating system, and an official flavor of Ubuntu. Ubuntu Studio is the most widely used multimedia-orientated operating sy…,

Unmaintained distributions

For historical reasons, these are some audio distributions that have gone unmaintained:

64 Studio From 2005 to 2008 Free Ekanayaka and Daniel James built a GNU/Linux distribution '64 Studio', which was the first fully native multimedia workstation…, ,
AGNULA * <> was a GNU/Linux audio and multimedia distribution unmaintained distributions,
ArchAudio !- ArchAudio wiki page -! The Arch Linux Pro Audio Community. distributions unmaintained dead_link and_now_for_something_rather_different, , ,
ArtistX - eXtra ordinary art tools ArtistX - Audio Graphic Video Multimedia Linux ArtistX is based on Debian GNU/Linux and contains nearly all the available f…, ,
AudioSlack * <> audio packages for Slackware users, from Luke Yelavich, inspired by PlanetCCRMA unmaintained dead_link distribut…, ,
Demudi * <> the Debian Multimedia Distribution now superseded by the Debian Multimedia project pkg_deb unmaintained distributions, ,
DidJiX A mixing deck in your pocket! DidJiX is the free and open source digital DJ software Mixxx powered by the simple and lightweight distribution Linux Arc…, , , ,
Dynebolic A GNU/Linux distribution “... shaped on the needs of media activists, artists and teachers” distributions unmaintained projects, ,
JackLab an openSuSE media-optimized Linux distribution pkg_rpm distributions dead_link unmaintained, , ,
m-dist * <> a Slackware-based “live” Linux system specially tuned for MIDI and audio use unmaintained distributions,
Medialinux at OSL * <> a Knoppix-based Linux distribution focused on multimedia unmaintained distributions,
Musix GNU+Linux * <> a “live” music & sound distro distributions dead_link unmaintained, ,
openmamba livestudio !- insert wiki page description here -! openmamba livestudio is a live release of the openmamba operating system for musicians, designer…,
Pro-Audio Gentoo Overlay an overlay for the Gentoo GNU/Linux portage system. There are no releases or install medias for this. Just install Gentoo and use this…, ,
puredyne Puredyne (previously known as pure:dyne) has been created to provide a complete and ready made environment for artists and developers who are looking …, , , ,
Studio To Go! * <> a commercially available Linux distribution optimized for audio work and including a large selection of som…, ,
Tango Studio A complete Live (GNU/LINUX) distribution for musicians and professionals studios. Tango Studio is based on Ubuntu Lucid 10.04.1 to provide long te…, , ,
Turn-Key Linux Audio * <> a Linux audio distro from Kevin Ernste at the Eastman Computer Music Center …,
apps/categories/distributions.txt · Last modified: 2013/09/05 20:26 by contrapunctus