Former content

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The original content from the website is available.

Static content now posted on GitHub

Peter Petrakis has very kindly uploaded the contents of the original website to GitHub. Thanks also to Rich Payne.

You can choose between browsing files on the Github alphalinux project website, or getting a copy of the entire original site using "git clone".

Content categories

Description Github web Git clone command site archive web git clone git://
Archive of alphalinux mailing lists including the axp-list lists git clone git://
SRM firmware archive firmware git clone git://

Commands to clone all content

$ git clone git://
$ git clone git://
$ git clone git://


The OpenOffice 1.0.2 build for Alpha architecture file (OpenOffice1.0.2.Alpha.tar.bz2) was too large to be uploaded to Github so can be downloaded separately. Note: This file has not been tested. The original mailing list post relating to this build may be this one.

The Original Wiki

There was an Alphalinux wiki before this one, but it was lost before the current website maintainer took over. However, copies of a lot of its contents were archived by the non-profit organisation Internet Archive. The most recent working copy of the original wiki index page appears to be this one. (Any readers who find this useful may like to consider making a financial donation to the Internet Archive to support its work. Note that the author of this page is not affiliated to the Internet Archive.)

Work is being done to recreate the content of the old wiki on this new wiki site by copying the content from This is helped because has also recorded the wiki markup language for most pages which can be seen by clicking the "View Source" tab on the archived wiki pages. However, large image files may not have been saved. site

You can also still view the old website (all of it, including some of the wiki content) using The last copy of the old site was on 10th Sep 2014.