the better distro kernel

Liquorix Kernel

Liquorix is a distro kernel replacement built using the best configuration and kernel sources for desktop, multimedia, and gaming workloads.

Major Features


# /etc/apt/sources.list.d/liquorix.list
deb sid main
deb-src sid main

# Mirrors:
# Unit193 - France
# deb sid main
# deb-src sid main
# Liquorix - Cloudfront Global CDN
# deb sid main
# deb-src sid main


All packages in the liquorix repository are signed. Run the command below to install the keyring package for

apt-get install liquorix-keyring


The Liquorix kernel can be installed by way of meta-packages. This will guarantee that the latest kernel is installed on every upgrade.

32-bit without PAE (HIGHMEM4G):

apt-get install linux-image-liquorix-686 linux-headers-liquorix-686

32-bit with PAE (HIGHMEM64G):

apt-get install linux-image-liquorix-686-pae linux-headers-liquorix-686-pae


apt-get install linux-image-liquorix-amd64 linux-headers-liquorix-amd64


Arch Linux package available in the AUR:
Sources and configuration:

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