Artix Linux is a rolling-release distribution, based on Arch Linux.

It uses OpenRC or runit as init because PID1 must be simple, secure and stable.

Recent news


Maintenance is over.



Artix is resuming normal workflow.


Artix repositories are under maintenance.



We advise users to temporarily disable Arch and other repositories to prevent errors.


ISO images are now marked as stable



After extensive testing, we've moved from gremlins to release ISOs. You can get both OpenRC and runit flavours from Sourceforge.


New ISO images



2 new LXQt ISOs (OpenRC and runit) are available at Sourceforge.


Our mirror at CTU will be offline for a week



The people at the Czech Technical University in Prague will be moving their entire infrastructure into new facilities in the week between 23 and 30 September 2018.