Download

Distro Astro 3.0.2, codenamed Juno, is available for download. You can get it by clicking on the download button below.

Download Information

  • This is a large download—the ISO file is over 2 Gigabytes. Make sure you have a stable Internet connection before you begin. We suggest you take out your telescope and enjoy an overnight observation session while you leave your computer downloading it.
  • The ISO file is a DVD disk image. To make it usable, you need to "burn" it into a DVD. This means transferring the disk image into an actual DVD disk. If you do not know how to burn an ISO into a DVD, there is a wikiHow on this at wikihow.com/Burn-ISO-Files-to-DVD.
  • This is a Live DVD. This means you can test the OS by booting into the DVD without making any changes into your hard drive. When you are ready to install, the Live DVD desktop has an Install icon which, when clicked, will start the setup program that will allow you to install it into your hard drive.
  • The setup program allows you to "dual-boot" if you already have an existing operating system installed in your computer, or to install it as your only operating system (wiping out anything you have previously). We recommend a dual-boot setup. This will allow you to choose which operating system to boot into whenever you start up your computer. For example, you can dual-boot between Windows and Distro Astro.
  • It is also possible to burn the ISO file into a USB Flash drive to create a Live USB. You can learn more about creating one on Pendrive Linux. If you are already using Distro Astro, you can do it using the Startup Disk Creator in the Control Center.

So go ahead and give it a try. We hope you will enjoy Distro Astro. But don't spend all your time on the computer. Go out and observe. Astronomy is more fun looking up.