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Void Linux

General purpose operating system, based on the monolithic Linux kernel
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What is Void Linux?

It is a general purpose operating system, based on the monolithic Linux® kernel. Its package system allows you to quickly install, update and remove software; software is provided in binary packages or can be built directly from sources with the help of the XBPS source packages collection.
Void Linux is a tool in the Operating Systems category of a tech stack.

Who uses Void Linux?


20 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Void Linux.

Void Linux Integrations

Pros of Void Linux
Musl supporting
No systemd
Wayland friendly

Void Linux's Features

  • Independent distribution, developed entirely by volunteers
  • Install once, update daily. Your system will always be up-to-date
  • runit as the init system and service supervisor
  • First distribution to switch to LibreSSL by default, replacing OpenSSL

Void Linux Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Void Linux?
Arch Linux
A lightweight and flexible Linux distribution that tries to Keep It Simple.
Alpine Linux
Alpine Linux is a security-oriented, lightweight Linux distribution based on musl libc and busybox.
Ubuntu is an ancient African word meaning ‘humanity to others’. It also means ‘I am what I am because of who we all are’. The Ubuntu operating system brings the spirit of Ubuntu to the world of computers.
It is a Linux distribution with a unique approach to package and configuration management. Built on top of the Nix package manager, it is completely declarative, makes upgrading systems reliable, and has many other advantages.
It is an accessible, friendly, open-source Linux distribution and community. Based on Arch Linux, it provides all the benefits of cutting-edge software combined with a focus on getting started quickly, automated tools to require less manual intervention, and help readily available when needed.
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Void Linux's Followers
29 developers follow Void Linux to keep up with related blogs and decisions.