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Installing AOSC OS

This page lists installation guides for AOSC OS and AOSC OS/Retro, as well as system requirements to help you decide whether AOSC OS or AOSC OS/Retro is suitable for your device.

LiveKit Installation

For the majority of x86-, PowerPC-, OpenPOWER- and Loonson-based desktop devices, as well as some AArch64-based devices, AOSC OS and AOSC OS/Retro could be easily installed with LiveKit. For details on how to make use of LiveKit, please refer to the following page for details.

Windows Subsystem for Linux

For details on how to install AOSC OS on WSL, please refer to the following page for details.

Raw System Images

For ARM and RISC-V devices which do not make use of (U)EFI boot facilities, you would want to use device-specific raw system images. The downloads for which are listed in our Alternative Downloads page.

For instructions on how to write these images, please refer to the following page for details.

Manual Installation

For uncommon, advanced, and LiveKit-incompatible installation procedures, please refer to our library of manual installation guides for details.

System Requirements

For a list of system requirements for AOSC OS and AOSC OS/Retro, please refer to our library of system requirements for details.