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Debian-logo.png Debian Product.

Installation Wiki
Debian 11 Bullseye
Change Log.

Ubuntu logo.png Ubuntu Server Product.

Installation Wiki
Ubuntu Server 20.04.
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Third Party Images


RebornOS ARM Rock5B Beta

RebornOS is a desktop-oriented Linux distribution based on Arch Linux. Although the RebornOS live image provides one desktop only, the installation process offers a choice to install one of the many popular desktop environments and window managers.

RebornOS ARM on Arch.

Discussion Discord

username and password are set upon installation

Live w/Calamares for custom tailored installation of over 10 DE’s based on preference.

Installation Wiki

Rolling ARM Distribution - - Made for you, made with you.


DietPi ROCK 5B Bullseye

DietPi is extremely lightweight at its core, with features of low process/memory footprint and DietPi-RAMlog installed by default, to get the maximum performance from your device.


Armbian for ROCK 5B

Armbian is a computing build framework that allows users to create ready-to-use images with working kernels in variable user space configurations for various single board computers. It provides various pre-build images for some supported boards. These are usually Debian or Ubuntu flavored.


OpenFyde for Rock 5B

openFyde is an open-source initiative started by Fyde Innovations, the creator of FydeOS, with an aim to provide another approach to Chromium OS. With openFyde, you can have a more open and flexible Chromium OS. At Fyde Innovations we believe with more choices comes greater possibilities.

Just flash it to your MicroSD and boot it up.



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Windows for Rock 5B

The Windows on R Project is a community effort started in 2018 that makes it possible to run the full desktop version of Windows (not to be confused with IoT Core) on the affordable single-board computer.

Now is the perfect time for developers to look at building their Windows applications on Arm. With so many resources, hardware, and tools available, it's never been easier to make the leap to WoA. The future of single board computing is one that is built on Arm.

How to Install it | Windows on R Project | UEFI Discussion | Discord | FAQ | About


Batocera for Rock 5

Fancy a good mugen? Batocera is here and allows you to get the best of emulators all in one system.


Batocera.linux is an open-source and completely free retro-gaming distribution that can be copied to a USB stick or an SD card with the aim of turning any computer/nano computer into a gaming console during a game or permanently. Batocera.linux does not require any modification on your computer.

Download | Oficial Page | Wiki | Forum | Discord | Helpful

Community Built Images


UEFI For Rock 5

Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) is a specification for a software program that connects a computer's firmware to its operating system (OS). UEFI is expected to eventually replace basic input/output system (BIOS) but is compatible with it.

Forum for Discussion | Windows on R UEFI | Discord


Fork of Talos Linux for Rock 5

Talos Linux is a modern Linux distribution built for Kubernetes

favicon.png milas/rock5-talos (Issues | README | Releases)



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Forum Support Thread


monkaBlyat's Afterburner for Rock 5

monkaBlyat Afterburner is a armbian jammy modded version ready for action!

monkaBlyat AfterBurner with Steam Wine Box64/86 ready

Latest armbian jammy with minimal gnome desktop and amazingfate’s multimedia + panfork branch, not much pre-installed just box86/64 with wine 8.2 and steam client. user: rock , password : armbian

Download | Google Drive | Discord


thc013 Android ROM for Rock 5

thc013 Android ROM is a modded version of Google Android and Google TV ready for fun!

THC013 - ROCK 5B Android 12.1 rkr10 GoogleTV

Android with the 5.10 kernel Googletv (from adt3 source), rooted, multiple markets for apps, HDR, 4K, Audio alt that fancy dts things Based on PixelPropsUtils, GamesProps will spoof the device needed to unlock the FPS on many games. Google Assistant, Hdmi-In, Camera, mpp and vpu to latest revision, ddk-15 mali driver, custom kernel from rkr 3.6 source

Download | Discord | Google TV / Android OS | Tablet Version


Android TV by Mo123

Mo123 Android TV image is here take the best out of Android TV on your ROCK 5

Android TV by Mo123 for Rock 5

Android TV is a system based on Android and developed by Google for television sets, digital media players, set-top boxes, and soundbars.

Download | Forum for Discussion


Build 2023-02-04.


Forum discussion


JELOS for Rock 5

What's old is gold, right? Why not to try a nice Emulation Station with Just Enough Linux.


Just Enough Linux Operating System (JELOS) is a community developed Linux distribution for handheld gaming devices. Our goal is to produce an operating system that has the features and capabilities that we need, and to have fun as we develop it.

Download | Github | Discord


AmiRock by Jodels2002 for Rock5B

Amiga is a family of personal computers introduced by Commodore in 1985.

Amiga by Jodels 2002 for Rock 5

The original model is one of a number of mid-1980s computers with 16- or 16/32-bit processors, 256 KB or more of RAM, mouse-based GUIs, and significantly improved graphics and audio compared to previous 8-bit systems.

How to Install | Amiga Case DIY


OpenMandriva by bero for Rock 5

OpenMandriva Lx is a Linux distribution forked from Mandriva Linux. It is maintained by the OpenMandriva Association.

OpenMandriva for Rock 5

OpenMandriva Lx is a Linux distribution forked from Mandriva Linux. It is maintained by the OpenMandriva Association.

How to Install