• 100+ ready-to-use solutions: discover and leverage the best free software. Deploy solutions quickly on bare metal, virtual machines, or in the cloud.

  • Free as in speech: free software with full source code and a powerful build system. Free of hidden backdoors, free from restrictive licensing and free to learn from, modify and distribute.

  • Secure and easy to maintain: auto-updated daily with latest security patches.

  • 1-click backup and restore: smart backup software saves changes to files, databases and package management to encrypted storage which servers can be automatically restored from.

  • It just works: designed for ease of use, built and tested collaboratively by the community.

  • Based on Debian 8 ("Jessie"): with automatic security updates for over 37,500 packages.

TurnKey GNU/Linux is licensed under the same terms as Debian. In other words, you are free to download, use, distribute and modify any solution or component for any purpose.

  • Easy to use: includes a web management interface, web shell, and simple configuration console (screenshots).

  • Lightweight (starting from 150MB): each solution is carefully built from the ground up with the minimum components needed to serve its role with maximum efficiency and security.

  • Assured integrity: solutions are built from verifiably unmodified Debian binaries, except for a few custom components for which full source code is available. Releases are cryptographically signed. See the FAQ.

See also

  • About TurnKey - an overview of what we do and why we're doing it
  • Testimonials - see what people are saying about TurnKey Linux
  • Screenshots - see what TurnKey looks like
  • TurnKey Core - common base image for all virtual appliances
  • TurnKey Hub - on-demand cloud storage and server deployment
  • TKLBAM - smart automated backup and migration
  • TKLDev - self-contained TurnKey build system