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 AV Linux is a custom shop modded and rodded 32bit Linux based Operating System built from a hand-picked selection of available tools including Debian/… , ,
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
Fedora Jam Fedora Jam is spin of Fedora, dedicated to audio use. New version is published every time when new Fedora comes out. distributions
KXStudio KXStudio is a set of tools useful for multimedia production and supports all desktops. The goal of KXStudio now is not to be a distro, but a set o… ,
Musix GNU+Linux * <> a “live” music & sound distro distributions
Planet CCRMA * <> Planet CCRMA at Home (CCRMA is pronounced ``karma'') is a collection of free, open sour… ,
Pro-Audio Gentoo Overlay proaudio is an overlay for the Gentoo GNU/Linux portage system. There are no releases or install medias for this. Just install Gentoo …
Ubuntu Studio Ubuntu Studio is a multimedia editing/creation flavor of Ubuntu. It's built for the GNU/Linux audio, video, and graphic enthusiast or professiona… ,

Unmaintained distributions

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

64 Studio A “collection of software for digital content creation on x86_64 hardware... based on the pure 64-bit port of Debian GNU/Linux” but with a specialise… , ,
AGNULA * <> was a GNU/Linux audio and multimedia distribution unmaintained distributions ,
ArchAudio 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 the Debian Multimedia Distribution now superseded by the Debian Multimedia project pkg_deb unmaintained distributions , ,
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 ,
openmamba livestudio openmamba livestudio is a live release of the openmamba operating system for musicians, designers, graphics, photographers and who like … ,
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