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===[http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/boot/syslinux/ Download] from Kernel.org===
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The latest official version of Syslinux can be downloaded in .tar.gz, .tar.bz2, .tar.xz, and .zip formats from  [http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/boot/syslinux/ kernel.org]. This download includes both the source and official pre-compiled binaries that should work for most users (See also [[Common_Problems#Official_Binaries|Official Binaries]]).  Version changes are available in the .LSM files.
The latest version of SYSLINUX can be downloaded in .tar.gz, .tar.bz2, .tar.xz, and .zip formats from  [http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/boot/syslinux/ kernel.org]. This download includes both the source and official pre-compiled binaries that should work for most users (See also [[Common_Problems#Official_Binaries|Official Binaries]]).  Version changes are available in the .LSM files.
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The SYSLINUX download includes [[PXELINUX]], [[ISOLINUX]] and [[MEMDISK]] as well.
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The Syslinux download includes [[PXELINUX]], [[ISOLINUX]] and [[MEMDISK]] as well.
  
==WARNING==
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Official Testing versions (aka pre-release), when available, can be downloaded from:
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https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/boot/syslinux/Testing/
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See also [[Development]] and [[Contact]].
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== WARNING ==
 
At least SuSE, Mandriva, and Ubuntu use a version of SYSLINUX modified with a patch called "gfxboot". This is a highly invasive and unsupported modification of SYSLINUX. Please avoid these versions if possible.
 
At least SuSE, Mandriva, and Ubuntu use a version of SYSLINUX modified with a patch called "gfxboot". This is a highly invasive and unsupported modification of SYSLINUX. Please avoid these versions if possible.
  
===Warning-Ubuntu-Update===
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=== Warning-Ubuntu-Update ===
As of 2010-10-19, Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) uses Syslinux 4.01 with [[GFXBoot.c32]] (now officially included) and includes several special patches to allow gfxboot to use some configuration directives that were originally intented to be used only with the simple menu modules ([[menu.c32]]/vesamenu.c32).  One of these patches will be included in 4.03 but the others are currently still under review.
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As of 2010-10-19, Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) uses Syslinux 4.01 with [[GFXBoot.c32]] (now officially included) and includes several special patches to allow gfxboot to use some configuration directives that were originally intended to be used only with the Simple Menu modules ([[menu.c32]]/vesamenu.c32).  Some patches are upstreamed, but some of them might not.
  
 
== VCS ==
 
== VCS ==
Information how to download from the Version Control System is in the [[Development]] page.
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Information about how to download from the Version Control System is in the [[Development]] page.

Revision as of 08:46, 22 September 2015

The latest official version of Syslinux can be downloaded in .tar.gz, .tar.bz2, .tar.xz, and .zip formats from kernel.org. This download includes both the source and official pre-compiled binaries that should work for most users (See also Official Binaries). Version changes are available in the .LSM files.

The Syslinux download includes PXELINUX, ISOLINUX and MEMDISK as well.

Official Testing versions (aka pre-release), when available, can be downloaded from:

https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/boot/syslinux/Testing/ 

See also Development and Contact.

WARNING

At least SuSE, Mandriva, and Ubuntu use a version of SYSLINUX modified with a patch called "gfxboot". This is a highly invasive and unsupported modification of SYSLINUX. Please avoid these versions if possible.

Warning-Ubuntu-Update

As of 2010-10-19, Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) uses Syslinux 4.01 with GFXBoot.c32 (now officially included) and includes several special patches to allow gfxboot to use some configuration directives that were originally intended to be used only with the Simple Menu modules (menu.c32/vesamenu.c32). Some patches are upstreamed, but some of them might not.

VCS

Information about how to download from the Version Control System is in the Development page.