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Alter Linux - ArchLinux-derived OS made in Japan aimed at being usable by anyone

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Alter Linux - Arch Linux-derived OS made in Japan aimed at anyone to use

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Base archiso-version Issues release

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Alter Linux is a new OS developed based on Arch Linux.
Check the project board for the latest status of Alter Linux.
Please see the official website for information on announcements and bugs for users.


The image file can be downloaded from the official website.
We are looking for a mirror server provider for repositories and image file distribution.
If you would like us to provide a mirror please contact the developer's Twitter.















  • You can install the already built Arch Linux environment with GUI
  • We release not only 64bit but also 32bit version.
  • The 32-bit version does not require PAE (Physical Address Extension).
  • Adopt ZEN kernel by default
  • Equipped with sophisticated UI, themes, and icons
  • You can use the syntax of apt with aptpac
  • Higher quality audio with Pipewire is available by default
  • Easy development of derived OS by framework based on archiso


These are a list of major branches. Other branches are temporary or used for specific purposes.

master stable dev-stable dev
Most stable. Bug fixes may be delayed. Release candidate. Most bugs have been fixed. It is updated regularly. Relatively stable, with the latest features and fixes. * Always updated. There may be many issues left.

〈About opinion and impression〉

If Alter Linux doesn't start, is hard to use, or has any software you want installed by default, feel free to post it to Issues.
We are soliciting opinions from various users to make Alter Linux better.

〈When submitting a bug report or pull request〉

Be sure to read


Some documents may have outdated information or only some languages.
All documentation can be found in docs.
If you find a typographical error or a notation that isn't the case, please report it on Issues.

〈If you cannot start〉

You can disable the boot animation and boot to see the logs.
Boot from the disk and select Boot Alter Linux without boot splash (x86_64).
In addition, please write down the situation and model name here, and report it to the developer.

〈About FascodeNetwork and developers〉

Fascode Network is a creative team mainly composed of students.
We are developing Alter Linux and SereneLinux.

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