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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

Unique to Mabox

Sidepanels / Menus

Very configurable and hackable menus, dynamic menus and Sidepanels. Read more on developer blog

Quick Tiling

Manually tile windows very quickly and arrange them on the grid

Mabox Colorizer

Colorize your Mabox Desktop as you like …
or let Mabox to do it for you automatically from colors of currently set wallpaper!

Latest news

  • September 2022 ISO refresh
    September’s refreshed ISO images bring some interesting new features and a series of improvements for the already known Mabox tools. What’s new? Expose Expose effect for switching windows thanks to skippy-xd with needed fix. Connected to the hotkey: super ~
  • August ISO refresh – Let’s meet Colorizer
    Hello, 2022 09 August ISO refresh is ready for download. Built from Manjaro stable branch as of 22.08.20. Available with latest LTS kernel – 5.15 or slightly older one 5.4 LTS. This release is exciting because it marks the debut of a brand new tool – Colorizer – in development for half a … Read more
  • 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