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AryaLinux

Last Update: 2018-07-15 13:15 UTC


AryaLinux is a source-based GNU/Linux distribution that has been put together using Linux From Scratch (LFS) as a guide. The AryaLinux distribution uses a source/ports style of package management and a custom package manager called alps.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 115 (80), 6 months: 117 (87), 3 months: 81 (132), 4 weeks: 28 (330), 1 week: 37 (233)

Average visitor rating: 7.5/10 from 4 review(s).


AryaLinux Summary
Distribution AryaLinux
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  Releases, download links and checksums:
 • 2018-07-05: Distribution Release: AryaLinux 1.0
 • 2017-01-13: Distribution Release: AryaLinux 2017
 • 2016-09-07: Distribution Release: AryaLinux 2016.08
 • 2016-05-09: Distribution Release: AryaLinux 2016.04
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Feature 1.0
aranya
2017 2016.08 2015
Release Date 2018-07-05 2017-01-13 2016-09-07 2015-09-13
End Of Life        
Price (US$) Free Free Free Free
Image Size (MB) 2200-2200 1600-1800    
Free Download ISO ISO ISO ISO
Installation Graphical -- -- --
Default Desktop GNOME, Xfce MATE, Xfce MATE MATE, Xfce
Package Management alps alps alps alps
Release Model Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed
Office Suite LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice
Processor Architecture x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 x86_64
Init Software systemd systemd Upstart Upstart
Journaled File Systems ext3, ext4 ext3, ext4 ext3, ext4 ext3, ext4
Multilingual        
Asian Language Support        
Full Package List 1.0 2017 2016.08 2015

Full Package List:   AryaLinux 2017
  Number of packages: 406 (download as TXT)
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  •  adwaita-icon-theme 3.22.0
  •  alsa-firmware 1.0.29
  •  alsa-lib 1.1.2
  •  alsa-plugins 1.1.1
  •  alsa-tools 1.1.0
  •  alsa-utils 1.1.2
  •  apr 1.5.2
  •  apr-util 1.5.4
  •  arc-gtk-theme SVN
  •  aryalinux-fonts 2016.04
  •  aryalinux-icons 2016.08
  •  aryalinux-themes 2016.11
  •  aryalinux-wallpapers 2016.04
  •  aryalinux-wallpapers 2016.12
  •  aspell 0.60.6.1
  •  atk 2.22.0
  •  atkmm 2.24.2
  •  atril 1.17.0
  •  at-spi2-atk 2.22.0
  •  at-spi2-core 2.22.0
  •  audio-video-plugins N.A.
  •  autoconf-archive 2016.09.16
  •  avahi 0.6.32
  •  babl 0.1.22
  •  bash-completion_.orig 2.1
  •  bluez 5.43
  •  boost 1_62_0
  •  breeze-gtk-theme SVN
  •  cacerts latest
  •  cairo 1.14.8
  •  cairomm 1.12.2
  •  caja 1.17.1
  •  caja-dropbox 1.17.0
  •  caja-extensions 1.17.0
  •  ccache 3.2.4
  •  cdparanoia 10.2
  •  clucene 2.3.3.4
  •  cmake 3.7.1
  •  colord 1.2.12
  •  compton SVN
  •  cracklib 2.9.6
  •  cups 2.2.1
  •  curl 7.51.0
  •  cyrus-sasl 2.1.26
  •  db 6.2.23
  •  dbus 1.10.14
  •  dbus-glib 0.108
  •  dconf 0.26.0
  •  desktop-file-utils 0.23
  •  dhcpcd 6.11.5
  •  docbook 4.5
  •  docbook-xsl 1.79.1
  •  elfutils 0.167
  •  enchant 1.6.0
  •  engrampa 1.17.0
  •  exaile 3.4.5
  •  exo 0.10.7
  •  faac 1.28
  •  faad2 2.7
  •  fdk-aac 0.1.4
  •  ffmpeg 3.2.2
  •  firefox-bin latest
  •  flac 1.3.1
  •  fltk 1.3.4
  •  fontconfig 2.12.1
  •  freetype2 2.7
  •  freetype2-without-harfbuzz 2.7
  •  fribidi 0.19.7
  •  fuse 2.9.7
  •  galculator 2.1.3
  •  gc 7.6.0
  •  GConf 3.2.6
  •  gcr 3.20.0
  •  gdk-pixbuf 2.36.1
  •  gegl 0.3.10
  •  general_which 2.21
  •  geoclue 0.12.0
  •  geoclue2 2.4.4
  •  gimp 2.8.18
  •  git 2.11.0
  •  glib2 2.50.2
  •  glibmm 2.50.0
  •  glib-networking 2.50.0
  •  glu 9.0.0
  •  gnome 3.22
  •  gnome-keyring 3.20.0
  •  gnome-themes-standard 3.22.2
  •  gnupg 2.1.16
  •  gnutls 3.5.7
  •  gobject-introspection 1.50.0
  •  gparted 0.27.0
  •  gpicview 0.2.5
  •  gpm 1.20.7
  •  gptfdisk 1.0.1
  •  graphite2 1.3.9
  •  greybird-gtk-theme SVN
  •  grub-customizer 5.0.6
  •  gsettings-desktop-schemas 3.22.0
  •  gsl 2.3
  •  gst10-libav 1.10.2
  •  gst10-plugins-bad 1.10.2
  •  gst10-plugins-base 1.10.2
  •  gst10-plugins-good 1.10.2
  •  gst10-plugins-ugly 1.10.2
  •  gstreamer-0.10 0.10.36
  •  gstreamer-0.10-ffmpeg 0.10.13
  •  gstreamer-0.10-plugins-bad 0.10.23
  •  gstreamer-0.10-plugins-base 0.10.36
  •  gstreamer-0.10-plugins-good 0.10.31
  •  gstreamer-0.10-plugins-ugly 0.10.19
  •  gstreamer-0.10-python 0.10.22
  •  gstreamer10 1.10.2
  •  gtk2 2.24.31
  •  gtk3 3.22.4
  •  gtk-doc 1.25
  •  gtkmm2 2.24.5
  •  gtkmm3 3.22.0
  •  gtksourceview 2.10.5
  •  gtksourceview 3.22.2
  •  gvfs 1.30.0
  •  hardinfo 0.5.1
  •  harfbuzz 1.3.4
  •  hicolor-icon-theme 0.15
  •  icon-naming-utils 0.8.90
  •  icu 58_2
  •  inkscape 0.91
  •  intltool 0.50.2
  •  iptables 1.6.0
  •  iso-codes 3.72
  •  itstool 2.0.2
  •  jack2 1.9.10
  •  jasper 2.0.6
  •  js 17.0.0
  •  json-c 0.12.1
  •  json-glib 1.2.2
  •  kde-desktop 5.8.4
  •  lame 3.99.5
  •  lcms 1.19
  •  lcms2 2.8
  •  liba52 0.7.4
  •  libao 1.2.0
  •  libarchive 3.2.2
  •  libart 2.3.21
  •  libass 0.13.4
  •  libassuan 2.4.3
  •  libatasmart 0.19
  •  libatomic_ops 7.4.4
  •  libbamf3 0.5.3
  •  libburn 1.4.6
  •  libcanberra 0.30
  •  libcap 2.25
  •  libcdio 0.94
  •  libconfig 1.5
  •  libcroco 0.6.11
  •  libdaemon 0.14
  •  libdiscid 0.6.1
  •  libdrm 2.4.74
  •  libdv 1.0.0
  •  libdvdcss 1.4.0
  •  libdvdnav 5.0.3
  •  libdvdread 5.0.3
  •  libepoxy 1.3.1
  •  libevent 2.0.22
  •  libffi 3.2.1
  •  libgcrypt 1.7.4
  •  libgee 0.18.0
  •  libglade 2.6.4
  •  libgpg-error 1.25
  •  libgtop 2.34.1
  •  libgudev 230
  •  libgusb 0.2.9
  •  libical 2.0.0
  •  libidl 0.8.14
  •  libisoburn 1.4.6
  •  libisofs 1.4.6
  •  libjpeg 1.5.1
  •  libksba 1.3.5
  •  libmad 0.15.1
  •  libmatekbd 1.17.0
  •  libmatemixer 1.17.0
  •  libmateweather 1.17.0
  •  libmatewnck 1.6.1
  •  libmbim 1.14.0
  •  libmng 2.0.3
  •  libmpeg2 0.5.1
  •  libmusicbrainz 2.1.5
  •  libmusicbrainz5 5.1.0
  •  libndp 1.6
  •  libnl 3.2.28
  •  libnotify 0.7.7
  •  libogg 1.3.2
  •  libpng 1.6.26
  •  libqmi 1.16.0
  •  libquicktime 1.2.4
  •  libreoffice 5.2.3.3
  •  librsvg 2.40.16
  •  libsamplerate 0.1.9
  •  libsecret 0.18.5
  •  libsigc 2.10.0
  •  libsndfile 1.0.27
  •  libsoup 2.56.0
  •  libtasn1 4.9
  •  libtheora 1.1.1
  •  libtiff 4.0.7
  •  libtool 2.4.2
  •  libunique 1.1.6
  •  libunique3 3.0.2
  •  libunistring 0.9.7
  •  libusb 1.0.21
  •  libva 1.7.1
  •  libva 1.7.2
  •  libva-intel-driver 1.7.1
  •  libvdpau 1.1.1
  •  libvdpau-va-gl 0.4.0
  •  libvorbis 1.3.5
  •  libvpx 1.6.0
  •  libwebp 0.5.1
  •  libwnck2 2.30.7
  •  libwnck 3.20.1
  •  libXau 1.0.8
  •  libxcb 1.12
  •  libXdmcp 1.1.2
  •  libxfce4ui 4.12.1
  •  libxfce4util 4.12.1
  •  libxkbcommon 0.7.0
  •  libxklavier 5.4
  •  libxml2 2.9.4
  •  libxslt 1.1.29
  •  lightdm 1.10.5
  •  lightdm-gtk-greeter 2.0.1
  •  lightdm-gtk-greeter 2.0.1
  •  lightdm-gtk-greeter-settings 1.2.1
  •  links 2.14
  •  linux-pam 1.3.0
  •  llvm 3.9.0
  •  lua 5.3.3
  •  lvm2 2.2.02.167
  •  lynx .2
  •  lzo.orig 2_2.08
  •  marco 1.17.0
  •  mate-backgrounds 1.16.0
  •  mate-common 1.17.0
  •  mate-control-center 1.17.0
  •  mate-desktop 1.17.0
  •  mate-desktop-environment 1.17
  •  mate-icon-theme 1.16.0
  •  mate-media 1.17.0
  •  mate-menus 1.16.0
  •  mate-panel 1.17.0
  •  mate-polkit 1.16.0
  •  mate-power-manager 1.17.0
  •  mate-screensaver 1.17.0
  •  mate-session-manager 1.16.0
  •  mate-settings-daemon 1.17.0
  •  mate-system-monitor 1.17.0
  •  mate-terminal 1.17.0
  •  mate-themes-gtk3 3.20.8
  •  mate-utils 1.17.0
  •  mesa 12.0.3
  •  ModemManager 1.6.2
  •  mozo 1.16.0
  •  mtdev 1.1.5
  •  murrine-gtk-engine 0.98.2
  •  mutagen
  •  nano 2.6.3
  •  nasm 2.12.02
  •  neon 0.30.2
  •  nettle 3.3
  •  net-tools 20101030
  •  networkmanager 1.4.2
  •  network-manager-applet 1.4.2
  •  network-manager-openconnect_.orig 1.0.2
  •  network-manager-openvpn 1.0.8
  •  network-manager-pptp_.orig 0.9.10.0
  •  network-manager-vpnc 0.9.10.0
  •  newt 0.52.19
  •  notification-daemon 3.20.0
  •  npth 1.3
  •  nspr 4.13.1
  •  nss 3.27.2
  •  ntfs-3g 2016.2.22
  •  numix-icons SVN
  •  openconnect 7.06
  •  openjpeg 1.5.2
  •  openldap 2.4.44
  •  openssh 7.3p1
  •  openssl 1.0.2j
  •  openvpn 2.3.7
  •  opus 1.1.3
  •  p11-kit 0.23.2
  •  PackageKit 1.1.1
  •  pango 1.40.3
  •  pangomm 2.40.1
  •  parole 0.8.1
  •  parted 3.2
  •  pciutils 3.5.2
  •  pcre2 10.22
  •  pcre 8.39
  •  pidgin 2.11.0
  •  pinentry 1.0.0
  •  pixman 0.34.0
  •  plank 0.11.1
  •  pluma 1.17.0
  •  plymouth 0.9.2
  •  polkit 0.113
  •  polkit-gnome 0.105
  •  poppler 0.49.0
  •  popt 1.16
  •  ppp_.orig 2.4.6
  •  pptp-linux 1.8.0
  •  profile
  •  pulseaudio 9.0
  •  python2 2.7.12
  •  python3 3.5.2
  •  python-cddb 1.4
  •  python-distutils-extra 2.39
  •  python-docutils 0.12
  •  qpdf 6.0.0
  •  qt5 5.7.1
  •  raptor 2.0.15
  •  rarian 0.8.1
  •  rasqal 0.9.33
  •  redland 1.0.17
  •  ruby 2.3.3
  •  sane 1.0.25
  •  sbc 1.3
  •  scons 2.5.1
  •  sdl 1.2.15
  •  sdl2 2.0.5
  •  serf 1.3.9
  •  sgml-common 0.6.3
  •  shadow 4.2.1
  •  shared-mime-info 1.8
  •  simple-scan 3.17.90
  •  simple-screen-recorder 0.3.8
  •  slang 2.3.1
  •  soundtouch 1.9.2
  •  speex 2
  •  sqlite 3150200
  •  startup-notification 0.12
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  •  taglib 1.11.1
  •  thunderbird-bin latest
  •  transmission 2.92
  •  twm 1.0.9
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  •  usbutils 008
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  •  v4l-utils 1.10.1
  •  vala 0.34.4
  •  valgrind 3.12.0
  •  vpnc 0.5.3r550
  •  vpn-support N.A.
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  •  vte2 0.28.2
  •  w3m 0.5.3
  •  wayland 1.12.0
  •  wayland-protocols 1.7
  •  webkitgtk 2.14.2
  •  wget 1.18
  •  wireless_tools 29
  •  wpa_supplicant 2.6
  •  wxpython 3.0.2
  •  wxwidgets 3.0.2
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Version: 2017
Rating: 6
Date: 2017-04-08
Votes: 10


Arya is derived from "Linux From Scratch" and allows you to build KDE from sources etc..

There clearly are more advanced build-from-source oriented systems, with guixSD and NixOS even offering reproducible builds.

Arya is much 'simpler' but worth working with if the 'super sophisticated' technologys fail and you want to go "back to the roots" and avoid certain complexities, which is legit often times..

It would make it easier for everyone if Arya was advertised in simple, concise, clear terms so we know what to expect and what only other distros offer at this stage. A 9 out of 10 score does not seem warranted given that guixSD is a 9 only.


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Version: 2017
Rating: 6
Date: 2017-03-30
Votes: 4


Source based distro from India using "alps" a package manager with rather few features. Advertised as "platform to make distros". Documentation could be more succinct and straight to the point in pointing out differences to similar projects such as Arch-Linux.


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Version: 2017
Rating: 9
Date: 2017-01-25
Votes: 2


Its nice linux distro for users, team aryalinux is working and evolving.


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