• 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 "stable": TurnKey version < - > Debian version matrix

  • Support: We pride ourselves on the support we provide via the TurnKey Hub (Hub support is provided with the paid Hub plans). Free "getting started" support is available on all new Hub accounts during the free trial period. Please reach out if you wish to discuss paid support for on-premises/non Hub deployments. "Best effort" free support is always available via the TurnKey forums.

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 330MB): each solution is carefully built from the ground up with the minimum components needed to serve its role with maximum efficiency and security. Where relevant and Some additional tools are provided (e.g. wrapper/helper scripts, third party cli

  • 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