What is AWbian?

AWbian is a Debian GNU/Linux “Snapshot” for sysadmins, maintained and developed by a community and @ferranserafini. It is built on a core of Debian operating system (wheezy) and uses the Awesome Window Manager with Systemd.


Only use Debian APT repositories. We have no intention to create new other Debian-based distro, otherwise, an advanced installation/bootable point to make your life easier and powerful.

power-33948_640Ready to use your Dropbox account for cloud working, without modify your live USB drive. You can use encfs  to enforce your security.logo-vflme-GvgBoot to RAM starts complete system in memory that offers the best performance of your computer.

Debian wheezy 7.7 – kernel -3.16-0.bpo.3-amd64 with:

  • awesome -3.4-> with custom config (wibox, custom widgets, aliases…)
  • systemd -44-11+deb7u4
  • minicom
  • rxvt-unicode as default Terminal Emulator
  • iceweasel -31.2> With Flash + Java IcedTea plugins
  • samba-common
  • nmap
  • volumeicon
  • htop
  • parcellite
  • xscreensaver
  • traceroute
  • vim
  • wicd
  • icedtea-6-plugin
  • ncsvc (Juniper Nework Connect binary)
  • openjdk-6-jre
  • python3-apport
  • iftop
  • ntfs-3g
  • ipcalc
  • scrot
  • dropbox
  • cryptkeeper
  • encfs
  • tracepath
  • hping3
  • strace

awbian team

Debian with Awesome Window Manager