SDK for creating Delphinium GNU/Linux liveCDs
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Delphinium GNU/Linux

Delphinium GNU/Linux is a simple distro based in Devuan, featuring the MATE desktop environment.

Releases at:



delphinium-sdk is designed to be used interactively from a terminal. It requires the following packages to be installed in addition to the dependencies required for libdevuansdk.

sudo permissions are required for the user that is running the build.


xorriso squashfs-tools live-boot syslinux-common debootstrap

Initial setup

After cloning the delphinium-sdk git repository, enter it and issue:

git submodule update --init --recursive --checkout


To update delphinium-sdk, go to the root dir of the git repo and issue:

git pull && git submodule update --init --recursive --checkout

Quick start

Edit the config file to match your needs. Sensible defaults are already there. Then run zsh. To avoid issues, it's best to start a vanilla version, without preloaded config files so it doesn't cause issues with libdevuansdk/delphinium-sdk functions.

source sdk

Now is the time you choose the OS, a blend, and architecture.

Currently supported distros

  • delphinium


load delphinium delphinium-desktop-live amd64

Once initialized, you can run the helper command:


The image will be automatically built for you. Once finished, you will be able to find it in the dist/ directory in delphinium-sdk's root.