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What is Project Trident?

Project Trident is a desktop-focused operating system based on Void Linux. It uses the Lumina desktop as well as a number of self-developed utilities to provide an easy-to-use system that both beginners and advanced system administrators can feel comfortable running 247.

Benefits of Project Trident

  • Privacy: No advertisements. No tracking. No reporting of “metrics” on your computer activity.
  • Encryption: All user data is encrypted by default. Keep your information safe!
  • No Cost: sponsorships gladly accepted but not required.
  • Regular Updates: The Void repositories are updated daily.
  • Always ready: No need to wait for OS or application updates before using your system. Perform updates only when you are ready.
  • Stable: Keep it running all day, every day, without loss of performance.
  • Open-source: All the source code for Project Trident is freely available on GitHub for audit and enhancement by anyone.

Recent Articles

Void Linux 20.06 updates

2020-06-30

The 20.06 updates for the Project Trident packages, as well as an updated version of the installer routine are now available! Installer routine: release/20.06 This can be used by selecting the “release/20.06” version of the install script when prompted in the installer. Note that the netinstall ISO has not been changed. There is simply a new version of the installer routine available for it to bootstrap and use. Main Changes:...

Void Linux 20.04 updates

2020-05-01

The 20.04 package updates for the Project Trident packages are now available! The main changes to the packages (aside from the general package updates from Void itself) are: trident-core 20.04 Better flow and checks for developers GOPATH is automatically set/used for go-based binaries. Snapshots of the docker dataset will now get auto-pruned after a week. This will prevent the system from clogging up with disused snapshots leftover from running docker build....

Void Linux 20.03 updates

2020-04-01

The 20.03 package updates for the Project Trident packages are now available! The main changes to the packages (aside from the general package updates from Void itself) are: trident-core 20.03 Additional tuning for ZFS Changes to the trident-update utility Remove old kernels before update Auto-update xbps as needed (with pre-update snapshot of BE) Additional safeguard for re-generating the initramfs post-update Theme the bash shell by default (user settings still overwrite these as appropriate) Add the ability to inject custom firewall rules into the open-out profile (/etc/firewall-conf/custom-*....

Void Linux 20.02 Image Available

2020-02-14

Project Trident is pleased to announce the first official release image based on Void Linux, available on the Project Trident download page. Please note the Project Trident installer supports four different installation “levels”: Void : Only the base-system from Void Linux and ZFS-related bootloader packages are installed. Server : A CLI-based system with additional services and utilities installed from Project Trident (firewall, cron, autofs, wireguard, additional shells, etc.) Lite Desktop : Everything needed for a graphical desktop install using Lumina....