Devuan GNU+Linux is a free software operating system for your computer. Free software means you are free to use, copy and distribute, study, change the software, and share your modifications with the community.

Welcome to Devuan Jessie 1.0 Beta

Devuan GNU+Linux is a fork of Debian without systemd. Its Beta release marks an important milestone towards the sustainability and the continuation of Devuan as a universal base distribution.

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Devuan Jessie provides continuity as a safe upgrade path from Wheezy and a flawless switch from Jessie that ensures the right to Init Freedom and avoids entanglement.

Since the Exodus declaration in 2014, infrastructure has been put in place to support Devuan’s mission to offer users control over their system.

A simple way to spell “Devuan” is “dev dash one dot org”: and point here.

Devuan aliases its releases using minor planet names as codenames.

To avoid censorship and blocks to the Internet, this website is also accessible using Tor at the address http://devuanzuwu3xoqwp.onion


Devuan stable releases can be downloaded from

The preferred way to download is to use our release torrent (). The torrent contains all files for a given release. You can select what files to download if you have limited bandwidth or storage. Please seed if you can (~10GB)!

Devuan file names follow the release naming scheme.

Install instructions are also available for a growing number of platforms.

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Distributions based on Devuan

Various operating system distributions have already started adopting Devuan as a base OS.

Here below a list in order of chronological appearance


The package repositories for Devuan are exclusive and they should not be used in addition to Debian:

deb jessie          main
deb jessie-updates  main
deb jessie-security main

We provide access to our package repository also via Tor: install apt-transport-tor and then use the following hidden services

deb tor+http://devuanfwojg73k6r.onion/merged jessie          main
deb tor+http://devuanfwojg73k6r.onion/merged jessie-updates  main
deb tor+http://devuanfwojg73k6r.onion/merged jessie-security main

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