Vanilla Linux

Vanilla Linux is no longer in development, see why.

What is Vanilla?

It’s a new radically different, simple, modern Linux distribution based on a complete LLVM toolchain, musl and busybox.

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Goals and non goals


Vanilla Linux use many different parts of the system in contrast to popular distributions. As such, it is not qualified as “GNU/Linux” distribution as the minimal running system does not require GNU components. On the other hand, Vanilla Linux isn’t against GNU and provide many programs (like GCC) as alternatives.

Core components:

Miscellaneous components:

Optional components: