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

Init Freedom

Devuan GNU+Linux is a fork of Debian without systemd that allows users to reclaim control over their system by avoiding unnecessary entanglements and ensuring Init Freedom.

Devuan Releases

Learn more: Daedalus Overview and Devuan Releases.


Devuan has http, https, ftp and rsync iso mirrors available as well as torrent and magnet link options.


Please read the relevant documentation in full. Devuan Daedalus can be installed as an upgrade from Devuan Chimaera or migrated from Debian Bookworm. Note that skipping releases is not supported.

Debian is proceeding with a full implementation of the merged usr file structure during this current testing cycle. In order to focus Devuan's available resources on our primary purpose regarding systemd, Devuan developers have decided it is in the project's best interest to implement the usrmerge. Learn more: UsrMerge Status: Testing/Excalibur


For technical support, please use these options.

If you’d like to contribute to the maintenance and growth of Devuan by providing hardware, services, expertise, funding or media visibility, please use this contact email:

Send a private email to freedom at devuan dot org

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