Welcome to EndeavourOS

A terminal-centric distro with a vibrant and friendly community at its core

A friendly community

A vibrant and friendly community, the beating heart of this distro, to guide you through your journey.

Latest features and download

Experience our distro with a light and always evolving base. Read and download it on our latest release page.

Discovery

The EndeavourOS knowledge base, the place where you can find our wiki articles and video tutorials, is here as your guideline during your exploration in building your unique and personal system.

Create your own destiny with an incredible journey

An easy-to-use installer

The Calamares installer guides you through the first steps of installing the system with the option for an offline Xfce installation or an online installation with plenty of choices…

Eight desktop environments and one Window manager

The online installation allows you to choose Xfce, Plasma, Gnome, Mate, Cinnamon, Budgie, LxQt, LxDe and i3-wm, but there’s more…

Five community editions to choose from

Sway, Qtile, BSPWM, Openbox and an EndeavourOS exclusive WM called Worm, created and maintained by a team of community members, are five more options on top of the Desktop environments ready for you to explore…

A basic installation ready to tweak

No matter which method, DE or WM you choose, they all have one thing in common, a basic installation with a modest but powerful selection of terminal-operated apps to start your deep dive into an Arch-based system. To highlight some of those…

Firefox A powerful free and open-source web browser
PacmanA terminal-operated package manager for the Arch repositories
YayA terminal-operated AUR helper that installs packages from the Arch User Repository with ease
FirewallDA secure basic firewall using the default public zone running by default
PipewireA new low-level multimedia framework. It aims to offer capture and playback for both audio and video with minimal latency and support for PulseAudio, JACK, ALSA and GStreamer-based applications.
DowngradeA terminal-operated package that lets you easily downgrade a package, in case an update causes issues.
Nvidia installerA terminal-operated app that lets you easily install the right Nvidia driver and/or hybrid set-up required for your machine

The Welcome app, our gateway to your journey

Our Welcome app will guide you to information needed for your first steps into the system and also provides you with some handy tools you will be able to use even beyond your initial set-up…

Our stellar community is there to give you a push forward

Discovery is our knowledge base to help you further in setting up the system to your needs, but we also have a warm and very helpful community on our forum, Reddit, Matrix, Mastodon, Twitter and Telegram group to answer your questions…

Ready to roll up your sleeves?

Are you ready to start your own endeavour with us? Click on the image on the right to discover and download our latest release.

To learn more about our vision and philosophy visit the About us page.

Our mirror partners

We couldn’t provide our services without these valuable partners to mirror our ISO and repo near you.

NameLocation
42tmVietnam
Alpix mirrorGermany
Archlinux TaiwanTaiwan
BirdrepoCanada
FreedifGermany & Singapore
JingkSingapore
Linux pizzaSweden
MosonGermany
Remi ESSAISSIFrance
TunaChina
Umeå UniversitySweden
YuruMirrorSouth-Korea
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Our flavours

Xfce

Xfce

A highly customizable and lightweight Desktop Environment with a traditional touch and feel. The perfect choice for hardware with lower specs. It requires a minimum of 2 GB of RAM, but for a smooth experience we recommend 4 GB of RAM.

Mate

A lightweight Desktop Environment that supports newer technologies with a traditional Desktop. Mate works with a minimum of 2 GB of RAM, but for a smoother experience we recommend 4GB of RAM .

Cinnamon

Cinnamon is a Linux desktop environment reminiscent of GNOME 2 that offers flexibility and speed. For Cinnamon, we recommend 4GB of RAM and up for a smooth experience.

Gnome

Gnome

Is a modern and customizable Desktop Environment that lets you get things done. For Gnome, we recommend a minimum of 4 GB of RAM for a smooth experience

Budgie

A Desktop Environment that is a mix of modern and traditional. Based on a classical display and an all-in-one settings bar for music, video and more. For Budgie, we recommend a minimum of 4 GB of RAM..

Plasma

Plasma is made to stay out of the way as it helps you get things done. But under its light and intuitive surface, it’s a powerhouse.This puts you in control to spin the dials however you prefer. For Plasma, we recommend a minimum of 4 GB of RAM.

LXQT

LXQt is a lightweight Qt desktop environment that will not get in your way, so it will not hang or slow down your system. It is focused on being a classic desktop with a modern look and feel. LXQt works on a minimum of 2GB of RAM, but for a smoother experience we recommend 4GB of RAM.

LXDE

A very lightweight, component-based Desktop Environment.This is an ideal choice for older hardware with limited resources.

i3-wm

i3-wm

i3-wm is a lightweight Window Manager that operates exclusively with the keyboard. Our version has a simple and easy configuration with LXappearance to handle GTK themes. We do ship the configuration with an easy (and clickable) cheat sheet to get you started. Due to its light resources it really has a small footprint.

BSPWM

Community edition

A tiling window manager that represents windows as the leaves of a full binary tree.
This community edition provides an easy jumpstart to explore this exciting keyboard driven alternative.

Sway

Community edition

Sway is a tiling Wayland compositor and a drop-in replacement for the i3 window manager for X11. It works with your existing i3 configuration and supports most of i3's features, plus a few extras.
This community edition is providing you a quick and easy start, ready to explore.

Openbox

Community edition

Openbox is a simple, flexible and lightweight Window Manager with a minimalistic appearence.This community edition provides you a simple, but elegantly themed environment, ready to use.

Qtile

Community edition

A full featured, tiling window manager written and configured in Python.
Our community edition gives you an elegant kickstart to explore it.

Worm

Community edition

Worm is a lightweight Window Manager written in Nim. It has support for floating and tiling mode and support for window decorations in any desired layout.

EndeavourOS ARM, lightweight with powerful possibilities, explore the future now

Meet the team

Bryan Poerwoatmodjo (Bryanpwo)

Bryan Poerwoatmodjo (Bryanpwo)

Project leader and founder
Johannes Kamprad (joekamprad)

Johannes Kamprad (joekamprad)

Co-founder, ISO and theme developer
Manuel

Manuel

co-founder and repo package developer
Fernando Omiechuk Frozie (fernandomaroto)

Fernando Omiechuk Frozie (fernandomaroto)

Co-founder and ISO developer
Pudge

Pudge

ARM Developer
Nate

Nate

Logo designer and forum moderator
Evan James (Dalto)

Evan James (Dalto)

ISO developer, forum moderator
Ringo

Ringo

Admin Telegram, Admin Reddit and forum moderator
Alpix

Alpix

Mirror system operator
Rockwallaby

Rockwallaby

EndeavourOS image creator
Jack Ferrara (Elloquin)

Jack Ferrara (Elloquin)

Forum moderator, Community editions developer
Ricklinux

Ricklinux

Dev. ISO team, Forum moderator
Bill Nelson (freebird54)

Bill Nelson (freebird54)

Forum moderator and wiki contributor
Fred Bezies (fredbezies)

Fred Bezies (fredbezies)

Forum moderator, development advisor and French translator
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Jinkros

Spanish Telegram Admin, Spanish translator
Folgui

Folgui

Spanish Telegram admin, Spanish translator
Krim Kerre

Krim Kerre

Image contributor
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Michael Nothing

Telegram admin
Vladimir (Vlpo)

Vladimir (Vlpo)

Forum moderator and Russian translator
Adrian (Anticupidon)

Adrian (Anticupidon)

Forum moderator and Romanian translator
Anarch

Anarch

Forum moderator and Greek translator
Andres Cobos (andrescm90)

Andres Cobos (andrescm90)

Spanish and French translator
Luis Lucas (Lxnauta)

Luis Lucas (Lxnauta)

Portuguese translator, EndeavourOS ARM script tester
Codic12

Codic12

Community editions developer (Worm)
OdiousImp

OdiousImp

Reddit moderator, community editions developer
Flyingcakes

Flyingcakes

Reddit moderator, Community editions developer
Shjim

Shjim

ARM team, community edition developer, image contributor
Ubik_one

Ubik_one

BSPWM maintainer
Andrea Calzavacca (ParanoidNemo)

Andrea Calzavacca (ParanoidNemo)

Telegram admin
Darknetmatrix

Darknetmatrix

Reddit moderator, forum moderator and Dutch translator
Emanuelep57

Emanuelep57

Community editions developer
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wiki contributor
Jonathon

Jonathon

Wiki contributor and Arm-base contributor
Cmarch

Cmarch

Wiki contributor
Iain

Iain

Italian translator

Mark Lines (linesma)

Mark Lines (linesma)

Wiki contributor

Uncle Mez

Uncle Mez

Telegram admin
Atharvaamritkar

Atharvaamritkar

Community editions developer
AmandaONeill

AmandaONeill

German translator
Keybreak

Keybreak

Dev. ISO tester
Bigant

Bigant

German translator
S4ndm4n

S4ndm4n

Wiki contributor, moderator
Fbodymechanic

Fbodymechanic

Dev. ISO tester
PeterPkp123

PeterPkp123

Polish translator
Workingsea

Workingsea

Portuguese translator
Amjoshagani

Amjoshagani

Persian translator
AndiLinux

AndiLinux

Filipino translator
Fxs1l

Fxs1l

Filipino translator
Bit_thanos

Bit_thanos

Hungarian translator
Lucidea

Lucidea

Wiki contributor
Bittin

Bittin

Swedish translator
KukisRedditer

KukisRedditer

Wiki contributor

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