AstLinux Project

AstLinux Project


AstLinux Release:

AstLinux Release Version: 1.5.4
Guest VM x86-64bit (Video Console):
Release Date: 2024-05-30
Changes: ChangeLog
Generic x86-64bit (Video Console):
Asterisk Versions: 16.30.0, 18.22.0, 20.7.0
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.

AstLinux 1.5.4 Highlights:

All users are encouraged to upgrade, read the ChangeLog for the details.

Existing AstLinux installs created before 1.5.0 can be upgraded to 1.5.0 (or later) and downgraded back without issue.
New AstLinux installs created with 1.5.0 (or later) can not run versions before 1.5.0 since the newly created ext4 partitions contain filesystem features not understood by the previous ext2 filesystem driver.

Firmware Repository URL:
Asterisk LTS Series Version


AstLinux provides a communication and networking platform including:

Supported 64-bit, x86_64 boards and appliances include:

Supported 64-bit, x86_64 Mini PCs include:

Supported Virtual Machine guest environments include:

Computing resources are provided courtesy TechNosis, Inc.