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This project was created to help users configure openSUSE Leap as a Digital Audio Workstation.

The repositories were created with this purpose: to allow you to configure openSUSE as a professional Workstation in just a few clicks. In addition to that, we also provide tools to easily fine tune your machine via the GeekosDAW menu.

It’s as simple as installing our pattern – your machine will be automatically configured and you will have a ready setup to start working on your music.

Finally, you will find in YaST Software Management our patterns, prefixed by “gdaw” (e.g. gdaw-retrosound), which include other software and plugins to expand your music-making environment.


Start now your musical adventure on GNU/Linux – just keep reading from your openSUSE installation and follow these 3 simple steps. (If you haven’t downloaded and installed openSUSE, click here)

1) From Firefox (which is already preinstalled), click on the link below and then, software and plugin installation and system configuration will start automatically; confirming every step will be enough to get through the whole installation process.


2) Add yourself to the “audio” user group. Don't worry, it's easy! We added a tool if you don't know how to do that - open up the GeekosDAW menu from the “start menu” and start “UserModAudio” and it will do it automatically.

3) Log out from your session and then log back in (or alternatively, reboot your system), and you will be ready for your own music!

We officially support openSUSE Leap 15.2 release, the legacy openSUSE Leap 15.1 release and we provide unofficial builds for Tumbleweed. Happy music-making!