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Just Enough Linux Operating System (JELOS) is a community developed Linux distribution for handheld gaming devices. Our goal is to produce an operating system that has the features and capabilities that we need, and to have fun as we develop it.


JELOS is a Linux distribution that is made up of many open-source components. Components are provided under their respective licenses. This distribution includes components licensed for non-commercial use only.

JELOS Branding

JELOS branding and images are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

You are free to

  • Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format
  • Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material

Under the following terms

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  • NonCommercial — You may not use the material for commercial purposes.
  • ShareAlike — If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.

JELOS Software

Copyright (C) 2023 JELOS (https://github.com/JustEnoughLinuxOS)

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
You may obtain a copy of the License at


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See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
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  • Download the latest version of JELOS.
  • Decompress the image.
  • Write the image to an SDCARD using an imaging tool. Common imaging tools include Balena Etcher, Raspberry Pi Imager, and Win32 Disk Imager. If you're skilled with the command line, dd works fine too.

Installation Package Downloads

Device/Platform Download Package Documentation
Anbernic RG351P/M, ODROID Go Advance, ODROID Go Super JELOS-RK3326.aarch64-20240109.img.gz documentation
Anbernic RG353P/M/V/VS, RG503, Powkiddy RK2023, RGB30 JELOS-RK3566.aarch64-20240109.img.gz documentation
Anbernic RG552 JELOS-RK3399.aarch64-20240109.img.gz documentation
Atari VCS, AOKZOE, Ayaneo, Ayn, GPD, and other x86_64 devices JELOS-AMD64.x86_64-20240109.img.gz documentation
Hardkernel ODROID Go Ultra, Powkiddy RGB10 Max 3 Pro JELOS-S922X.aarch64-20240109-Odroid_GOU.img.gz documentation
Hardkernel ODROID N2/N2+ JELOS-S922X.aarch64-20240109-Odroid_N2.img.gz documentation
Hardkernel ODROID N2L JELOS-S922X.aarch64-20240109-Odroid_N2L.img.gz documentation
Orange Pi 5, and Indiedroid Nova JELOS-RK3588.aarch64-20240109.img.gz documentation
Powkiddy x55 JELOS-RK3566-X55.aarch64-20240109.img.gz documentation


  • Download and install the update online via the System Settings menu.
  • If you are unable to update online
    • Download the latest version of JELOS from Github
    • Copy the update to your device over the network to your device's update share.
    • Reboot the device, and the update will begin automatically.

Update Package Downloads

Device/Platform Download Package
Anbernic RG351P/M, ODROID Go Advance, ODROID Go Super JELOS-RK3326.aarch64-20240109.tar
Anbernic RG353P/M/V/VS, RG503, Powkiddy RK2023, RGB30 JELOS-RK3566.aarch64-20240109.tar
Anbernic RG552 JELOS-RK3399.aarch64-20240109.tar
Atari VCS, AOKZOE, Ayaneo, Ayn, GPD, and other x86_64 devices JELOS-AMD64.x86_64-20240109.tar
Hardkernel ODROID Go Ultra, N2/N2+/N2L, Powkiddy RGB10 Max 3 Pro JELOS-S922X.aarch64-20240109.tar
Orange Pi 5, and Indiedroid Nova JELOS-RK3588.aarch64-20240109.tar
Powkiddy x55 JELOS-RK3566-X55.aarch64-20240109.tar






Change Log

New Features

  • Announcing initial support for the Ayaneo 2S!
    • Note: When put to sleep, the display does not fully power off. We hope to resolve this in a future release.
  • New options in Danger Zone!
    • An Overlay reset which deletes overlays from /storage and reboots. This will be useful for cleaning up broken joypad configurations or fixing scenarios where users have used the retroarch update tool.
    • A full retroarch reset which deletes the entire retroarch directory and all overlay directories and then reboots. Useful for cleaning up when other resets don't resolve issues, and users don't want to factory reset.
  • beetle-supafaust-lr now defaults to quad core optimized settings, thanks to @sydarn!


  • Updates several emulators, cores, and support packages.
  • Linux kernel 6.1.70 (RK3326, RK3399, S922X) and 6.7 (AMD64).
  • Updates Mesa and GPU drivers for RK3399.

Bug Fixes

  • Reverts GCC to 12.2.x to fix bugs with Dolphin SA.
  • Reverts gzdoom to the latest stable release and fixes a crash bug.
  • Fixes a bug preventing Syncthing's from using the correct configuration file.
  • Corrects a bug with shaders on Amlogic devices, thanks to @nayasis!
  • Fixes an issue preventing netplay clients from converging with their host instances.
  • Resolves an issue in EmulationStation causing slow response when opening the network settings menu.

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