GoboLinux is an alternative Linux distribution which
redefines the entire filesystem hierarchy.

In GoboLinux you don't need a package database because
the filesystem is the database: each program resides in its own directory,
such as /Programs/LibX11/1.6.9 and /Programs/GCC/9.2.0. Like it? Learn more...

Latest news

New Discourse forum for GoboLinux

We are happy to announce a new GoboLinux forum, powered by Discourse! This will be a new venue for users and developers alike talk about Gobo and help each other out, replacing our previous channels such as the mailing list.

Thanks to Discourse for providing forum hosting for FOSS projects!

• 2021-01-06 00:00

Older news...


The current version is 017. It is a Live environment which can be run from a DVD, USB drive and also be installed into your hard drive. Give it a spin!

Check out the mirror list.


GoboLinux is pretty different from the other Linux distributions you may be used to, so it's a good idea to read more about it...


These are the main focal points of the GoboLinux community:

] The #gobolinux IRC channel, at irc.libera.chat
] The GoboLinux forum, where users and developers alike talk about Gobo and help each other out;
] The GoboLinux wiki, our collaborative documentation site, where everyone is welcome to contribute;

More at our Community page.

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