FAQ (Frequent Asked Questions)

For x86_64:

There are two ways to install Y-OS on your system.

1. Flash via Y-OS Rescue

      Prepare a removeable media that contains Y-OS Rescue image, plug it in and boot your system via this removeable media. When command line is finish loading and networking is connected, use installyos command to flash it into your main disk.

2. Flash via Windows PE

      Prepare a Windows PE removeable image, physdiskwrite, and latest image downloaded from download center. Plug it in and boot via Windows PE. Use physdiskwrite to write the image into your main disk.

For Raspberry PI:

       Use SD card image writer, like usb image tool, to write the latest image into the SD card. Plug SD card into the card slot, and boot it.

How to update Y-OS?

         Unfortunately, there is no direct update instruction for Y-OS currently. But, you could backup your settings, flash latest image, and restore settings for update.

How to ask or leave comment?

         Go to Github page, and submit a new issue.

Does Y-OS support LuCI web interface? How can I login to Y-OS web interface?

            Yes, Y-OS do support LuCI web interface. The default web interface is at Also, SSH tunnel is enabled as well. The default port is 22, default user is root, and there is no default password, which is the same as web interface.





Y-OS is a free and open-source os. It is based on OpenWrt, and suitable for x86 pc/server to use.

  Github Page: https://github.com/xosadmin/yos

Try Y-OS online: Coming soon..