AstLinux Project

AstLinux Project


AstLinux Release:

AstLinux Release Version: 1.3.10
Guest VM x86-64bit (Video Console):
Release Date: 2020-07-25
Changes: ChangeLog
Generic x86-64bit (Video Console):
Asterisk Versions: 13.29.2, 13.34.0, 16.11.1
New Installation: Instructions
Generic x86-64bit (Serial Console):
Download: Use a desktop browser to download an ISO Installer Image


AstLinux is a "Network Appliance for Communications" open-source x86_64 Linux software distribution. Unified communications including voice, presence and messaging. Network routing, stateful filtering firewall and VPN support. AstLinux's framework allows integrators and developers to deploy solutions that may be remotely monitored, supported and upgraded using an optimized 60 MB compressed image.

Release Notes:

AstLinux 1.3.10 Highlights:

All users are encouraged to upgrade.

Previous Asterisk 11.x users are encouraged to switch to the new Asterisk '13se' (stable edition). Some configuration changes will be needed, though minimal.

AstLinux now only supports 64-bit, x86_64 architectures.
Current supported board types are: genx86_64-vm, genx86_64, and genx86_64-serial

New Documentation Topics:
AstLinux Hosted Linux Containers

Firewall Overview

Protectli FW4B Quad Core Fanless Celeron J3160

Updated Documentation Topics:
DNS-TLS Proxy Server

Legacy Installer ISOs for Old Hardware


AstLinux provides a communication and networking platform including:

Supported 64-bit, x86_64 boards and appliances include:

Supported Virtual Machine guest environments include:

The following telephony hardware cards are supported via DAHDI:

Computing resources are provided courtesy TechNosis, Inc.