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:

PageDescriptionRelease DateTags
APODIOis an "...audio computer on a live CD bootable distribution"2012-01-29
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ArtistXDebian-based audio/video/graphics live CD2013-15-09
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AV LinuxA complete 32bit Debian-based Content Creation focused OS2014-11-05
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DidJiXlightweight live distribution for Mixxx2014-06-29
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Dynebolica GNULinux distribution "... shaped on the needs of media activists, artists and teachers"2011-09-08
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Fedora JamAudio production tailored version of Fedorain active development
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KXStudio"KXStudio is a set of tools useful for multimedia production and supports all desktops."2015-07-27
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Musix GNU+Linuxa "live" music and sound distro using 100% free/libre software, endorsed by GNU/FSF2014-04-24
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Planet CCRMA At HomeRPM packages of the Linux sound and music software used at CCRMA2013-12-19
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Pro-Audio Gentoo Overlayproaudio is an overlay for the Gentoo GNU/Linux portage system.
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Tango StudioA complete Live (GNU/LINUX) distribution for musicians and professionals studios2013-12-04
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Ubuntu Studioa multimedia editing/creation flavor of Ubuntu2014-02-06
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Unmaintained distributions

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

PageDescriptionRelease DateTags
64 StudioA collection of Free Software for digital content creation.2009-03-04
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AGNULAa GNULinux audio and multimedia distribution2005-07-06
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ArchAudioThe Arch Linux Pro Audio Community
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AudioSlackaudio packages for Slackware users, from Luke Yelavich, inspired by PlanetCCRMA
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Demudithe Debian Multimedia Distribution2005-07-06
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Medialinux at OSLa Knoppix-based Linux distribution focused on multimedia2005-05-30
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openmamba livestudioopenmamba live release for creative productivity2009-08-04
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puredyneGNULinux live CD - great for live performances, installations and newbies2010-03-25
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Studio To Go!a commercially available Linux distribution optimized for audio work and including a large select..2007-02-17
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Turn-Key Linux Audioa Linux audio distro from Kevin Ernste at the Eastman Computer Music Center2002-05-12
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apps/categories/distributions.txt · Last modified: 2013/09/05 20:26 by contrapunctus