A Linux distribution focusing on portable universal app formats, using Nomad Desktop built on top of KDE Plasma 5 and Qt.

Introducing Nomad Desktop.

Nomad System Tray
The System Tray replaces the traditional Plasma version.

Notification Center
For easy access to your notifications the System Tray features an area specifically for them.
Introducing Nomad Desktop.

Quick access to networks
Easily access and edit your network preferences.

Easy multimedia controls
Combining the volume controls and the media controls of Plasma for simpler operation.

Experience your music with Babe.
Babe will handle your whole music collection, letting you create custom playlists to organize your music. Think of Babe as the playlist where all your favorite tracks at the moment are and when needed you also have an integrated collection manager. Babe music player is a clean, light looking music player that can play a handful of tracks on demand, or manage an entire music collection. It offers playlist support and live searching, and displays collections how we like: artwork first.
Your music collection can be browsed through a number of views, including alphabetically by track name, or grouped by artist or album. You can filter your music as desired by artist, title, album, genre, date as well as location. Furthermore, it let’s you babe-mark your favorite YouTube music videos into your local collection by using the Chromium extension.
Babe is built with a tight integration with the Plasma desktop, making use of native notifications, mpris controls, KDE Connect to send your music to your devices and also Krunner action queries.

Get it in a Snap with the NX Software Center.
The NX Software Center is a free application that provides Linux users with a modern and easy way to manage the software installed on their open source operating systems. It has been specifically engineered to run on top of the Qt desktop environments. It is your new one stop shop for all things app related. Designed from the ground up to be easily handled by users as well as easily integrated by distributions. Its features allows you to search, install and manage snap applications. Snaps are faster to install, easier to create and safer to run. Snaps aim to work on any distribution or device, from IoT devices to servers, desktops to mobile devices.
The NX Software Center is all about on new app delivery technologies and it’s focus is to empower the user to browse, test, install apps and update their installation without fear of disastrous results. Installing an application is easy! When you’ve found the application that you want, simply click the “Install” button in the and it will begin to download and install. With this software you will be able to view installed applications, remove them, view available updates for installed packages, install updates, find and install new apps.

Securing your desktop and workstation.
Nomad Firewall is a firewall tool for Linux uses the Qt toolkit. You can use the wizard to create a basic firewall, then streamline it further using the dynamic rules. You can open and close ports with a few clicks, or monitor your services giving access only to a select few. Nomad Firewall is an open source application that provides users with a graphical user interface (GUI) for the ufw (Uncomplicated Firewall)/iptables command-line interface, which lets users to manage Linux kernel’s packet filtering system.
Key features include the ability to use profiles, quickly enable or disable the firewall, easily set incoming and outgoing rules, view which applications are listening on which ports, as well as to effortlessly add or remove rules. With a single click of a button, users will be able to enable or disable the firewall as well as to set incoming and outgoing rules (Allow, Deny, Reject). It is also possible to easily create a rules as well as to add simple or advanced firewall rules, where you can set default policy, category, subcategory and application.
Under the hood the software is written entirely in the C++ programming language. However, its graphical user interface is written using the QML GUI toolkit. It is available as a KCM for the Plasma 5 desktop environment.

The Wait Is Finally Over.
Help us find issues and fix bugs within the operating system, download our First Major Release and give it a try, we’re looking forward to your feedback. If you have questions please send us an email at
Don’t forget to verify your ISO after downloading it, click here to verify the checksum.

We recommend using UNetbootin to flash the ISO image to your USB if you’re running Linux or macOS and Linux Live USB Creator if you’re running Windows. To easily download the ISO file use axel on Linux or Axel Front-End on Windows.

Supported Platform: AMD64/x64
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