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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 20.02 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....

Void Linux Beta Image Available

2020-01-06

Project Trident is pleased to announce a new Beta-quality image based on Void Linux, available on the Project Trident download page. We have also converted our Trident “docs” repository over to a wiki-based system. This will be the central location for all information related to the Void Linux system setup and configuration. Please feel free to help expand this wiki while you are using the BETA image! Trident-Docs Wiki...

Project Trident 12-U13 Now Available

2019-12-26

This is the FINAL package update to the STABLE release repository based upon TrueOS 12-Stable. We are hard at work on the upcoming version of Project Trident based on Void Linux, and are preparing to release that new edition of Project Trident in January of 2020. We hope you had a merry Christmas and that you all have a happy New Year! Package Changes From STABLE 12-U12 For a full list of available packages, please visit the GitHub repository!...

Project Trident 12-U12 Now Available

2019-11-13

This is another general package update to the STABLE release repository based upon TrueOS 12-Stable. Package Changes From STABLE 12-U11 For a full list of available packages, please visit the GitHub repository! Package Summary New Packages: 44 Deleted Packages: 27 Updated Packages: 531 New Packages (44) apl385 (x11-fonts/apl385) : 20191020 ceph14 (net/ceph14) : 14.2.4 cinnamon-settings-daemon (sysutils/cinnamon-settings-daemon) : 2.4.3_6 coreos-etcd34 (devel/etcd34) : 3.4.2 devede (multimedia/devede) : 3.23.0_8 ghdl (cad/ghdl) : 0....