AstLinux Project

AstLinux Project


AstLinux Release:

AstLinux Release Version: 1.2.7
Generic x86-64bit (Video Console):
Release Date: 2016-07-06
Generic x86-64bit (Serial Console):
Changes: ChangeLog
KVM/Xen x86-64bit (Video Console):
Asterisk Versions:, 11.22.0, 13.9.1
Generic x86-32bit (Video Console):
New Installation: Instructions
Generic x86-32bit (Serial Console):
PC Engines ALIX (Serial Console):
Soekris net5501 (Serial Console):
Download: Use a desktop browser to download an ISO Installer Image

Release Notes:

AstLinux 1.2.7 adds a new KVM/Xen 64-bit board type (genx86_64-vm), added trusted root certificates to allow authenticated HTTPS connections (https:// URL's) for firmware upgrades, added support for PC Engines APU2 with USB 3.0 support, new package "unbound" adding the libunbound library and unbound-host command, new package "avahi" adding mDNS/DNS-SD Service Discovery (Bonjour), new firewall rules action type "Pass LAN->LAN", Web Interface enhancements and package upgrades providing important security and bug fixes.

The AstLinux Project's cloud infrastructure has changed from '' to ''. The web interface "Prefs tab -> Repository URL:" needs to be changed accordingly provided you are using the default repository.

New Documentation Topics:
Proxmox VE (Guest VM)
XenServer (Guest VM)
PC Engines APU2 Quad Core AMD GX-412TC
mDNS/DNS-SD Service Discovery (Bonjour)
Internal Downstream Router

Updated Documentation Topics:
Asterisk LTS Series Version


AstLinux is a "Communications and Network Appliance" open-source software distribution. Unified communications including voice, presence and messaging, provided by Asterisk (SIP, DAHDI) and Prosody (XMPP). AstLinux's framework allows integrators and developers to deploy solutions that may be remotely monitored, supported and upgraded using an optimized 50 MB image.

AstLinux provides a communication and networking platform including:

Supported x86 based platforms include:

The following telephony hardware cards are supported via DAHDI:

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