Sabayon is a beginner-friendly Gentoo-based open-source Linux distribution. We aim to deliver the best “out of the box” user experience by providing the latest open source technologies in an elegant format. In Sabayon everything should just
work. We offer a bleeding edge operating system that is both stable and reliable.


  • Out-of-the-box!

    Just start it,
    everything should be already in place

  • Fast

    Fast and optimized for your hardware!
    It’s up to you whether you turn a fresh
    Sabayon installation into
    a geeky Gentoo ~arch system or
    simply enjoy the power of
    our binary package manager.

  • Multiple Repositories

    From testing to Community Repositories

  • Rolling Release

    Install just once, you can upgrade everytime
    you wish to the latest release

  • Extreme release cycle

    Daily and Monthly images available

  • Multiple Desktop Environment

    Multiple Desktop Environment – KDE, Gnome, Mate, and XFCE

  • Customize it!

    Build your own Sabayon spin easily! It can even be built with Docker!

  • ARM

    Support for Raspberry Pi 23, Odroid X2, U2/3 C2 and BananaPi

…Get it!

Community Collaboration.

Sabayon is developed with from people all around the world that work together.

Be part of our family, be part of our community.
If you want to contribute, our code is hosted on GitHub.
If you want to support us, but you don’t have time or any coding/computer skills, you can donate .

Read the documentation.

Check the Release Notes for the version you are downloading.

For more information about Sabayon, such as usage and system requirements, read the documentation.
If you feel lost after install, take a minute to read the “Fresh install, what now?” guide to familiarize with our package manager.