Warning – arkOS is still in development. Many tools are not yet working, and you should not yet depend on arkOS for anything other than testing at this time. Please stay connected via one of the methods listed on the Contact page to get updates on project development.

Install arkOS from Image

While the arkOS Installer undergoes a rewrite, installations can be made manually with the proper software. Instructions on how to install these images can be found on the Wiki.

Select your download mirror:

Device Download – Default Download – Split Boot/Data
Cubieboard2 .tar.gz .zip Coming Soon
Cubietruck .tar.gz .zip Coming Soon
Raspberry Pi (original) .tar.gz .zip .tar.gz .zip
Raspberry Pi 2 .tar.gz .zip .tar.gz .zip

arkOS Testing and Development

You can install a Vagrant box on any Windows/OS X/Linux computer to begin using arkOS for testing or development purposes. See the appropriate documentation for help in getting started.


MD5: ed22835ccd0f2e8a8bc67178099d7546

SHA256 Checksums

Device Image SHA256sum
Cubieboard2DefaultComing Soon
Cubieboard2SplitComing Soon
CubietruckDefaultComing Soon
CubietruckSplitComing Soon
Raspberry PiDefault5eb415211e9e5576984c7d21ed9ceee132d360fe6610ef017218be31b851550f (.tar.gz)
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Raspberry PiSplit07496d07bce3357635b00fd21ef871656f106ba2659429263c4b56697fca4938 (.tar.gz)
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Raspberry Pi 2Default8cd7b416259a47050d71286d219fb3fe19ec2ce92640c4c9a8f035d39401cff5 (.tar.gz)
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Raspberry Pi 2Split4c124e9829421f1c636f4735167701063866d90b8c7db54a044c42d7efb0344b (.tar.gz)
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