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So you love the Distro Astro project? Join the Distro Astro Team!

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Distro Astro 3.0.2 has been unleashed. Tell your friends about it!

The list of changes can be found in the following page:

If you already have Distro Astro 3.0 or 3.0.1 installed, you can easily upgrade to upgrade to 3.0.2. Just run the following commands:

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

You can clean up your system after the upgrade using:

$ sudo apt-get autoclean
$ sudo apt-get autoremove
$ sudo aptitude purge ~c

Again, I would like to thank Richie Jarvis for hosting for the ISO and Raymund Ang for the hosting the website and repositories.

Thanks also to Matteo Manzo Manzoni,, Roberto Tomé, John Barber, Starseeker, Chris Samuel, and Jack Gallimore for their contributions to this version.

For more information, visit the Distro Astro web site:

Wishing everyone clear skies!


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We would like to thank Linux Journal for a very positive review of Distro Astro!

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Roberto Tomé posted a review of Distro Astro 3.0 in Spanish at the Astrodemanda website. Thanks Roberto!

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A blog entry about Distro Astro 3.0 at the Central New York Observers and Observing (CNYO) by Damian Allis. CNYO promotes amateur astronomy and space science in Central New York.

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Christopher Schuck gave a presentation about Distro Astro at the Stellafane Convention 2014 at Springfield, Vermont, USA.

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Another article on Distro Astro 3.0 this time in the Indonesian language by Ditya.

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A review of Distro Astro 3.0 in Spanish by Yúbal.

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A review of Distro Astro 3.0 on Softpedia with screenshot tour by Silviu Stahie.

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Distro Astro 3.0 Juno is released!

Download it here:

Release Notes:

List of Features:

Change Log:

Distro Astro is a Linux-based operating system for astronomy. If you wish to contribute to the Distro Astro project, feel free to get in touch with the Distro Astro team.
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