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Mabox Linux

fast, lightweight and functional Linux Desktop
rolling-release, Manjaro based
with Openbox Window Manager

Lightweight & Fast

Mabox uses Openbox WM and lightweight apps, which makes it minimal and fast.
It only takes ~300Mb of memory.

Fresh Software

Quick access to the latest packages available.


Mabox is built on top of Manjaro stable branch, powered by LTS kernel, featuring 100% complete and stable Openbox window manager.

Mabox Tools

A set of carefully hand-crafted utilities and scripts to provide streamlined Desktop experience


Developed with passion Mabox Linux is free and always will be


If you are enjoying Mabox, please consider donating to this project to keep it rolling

Latest news

  • Danish website and user guides about Mabox
    Our forum colleague Carl Anderson did a great job creating a Danish website and tutorials about Mabox. There is a Danish website about Mabox Linux (link ) Here you will find a user guide (link ) There are also user guides for Pacman and Yay. There are also videos in Danish … Read more
  • Spanish manual translation – Manual en espanol
    Ben_chile announced the availability of the Spanish version of the Mabox Manual: Happy to announce a 77 manual pages in Spanish to support hispano Spanish speaker users of Mabox. My bad for any misspellings but they will be corrected the soonest. Disculpas por las fe de erratas o de ortografia pero todas estas … Read more
  • Mabox Linux 22.04 – April ISO refresh
    Hello, 2022 04 April ISO refresh is ready for download. Built from Manjaro stable branch as of 22.04.03. Available with latest LTS kernel – 5.15 or slighty older one 5.4 LTS. Whats new since 21.11 Herbolth?