A FOSS project like KaOS really need that some companies and individuals are willing to sponsor through donating mirror space, hardware and other vital infrastructure. On this page you'll find a list of companies and individuals who are making the development of KaOS into something a bit bigger, more public, possible.

A powerful build-server is vital to keep up for a rolling distro. Dezponia, who has a long-standing history of supporting small FOSS projects with exactly that kind of needed hardware, has decided to support KaOS too. No link, just an homage to Dezponia's favorite cartoon.

Fosshost provides KaOS with a server for package uploads and IRC bouncer. Also, the Fosshost mirror service is used to provide the default mirror with connected servers all over te world.

Fosshost a not-for-profit organisation that exists to serve the hosting needs of the global open source community. Founded in April 2020, fosshost started after it became apparent that there was a demand for sustainable and high quality hosting services.

Even more, for free.

Vultr is what is used for the main mirror (package server & IRC bouncer). It is one of the very few VPS providers that offers complete custom ISO installs. Thus giving the option to have the main server running on KaOS.

Sign-up from this KaOS sponsor link, and you will support KaOS.


LayerJet has graciously offered a first mirror for KaOS.


Dacentec has graciously offered a second mirror for KaOS.


MerMouY has created a first French and second European mirror for KaOS. This is a first KaOS-user created mirror.

Connect Plus

Adam has created a first Czech and fourth European mirror for KaOS sponsored by Connect Plus.

A fourth US mirror is graciously provided by the Princeton University Mathematics Department. This mirror provides a 20 GiG connection, fastest available for KaOS.

Freedif.org has graciously offered a mirror in Vietnam.

German mirror by Alpix.

The Shanghai University Open Source Mirror is supported by the Information Office of Shanghai University and the High-performance Computing Center of Shanghai University in China. It is supported by the NITA Lab of Shanghai University and maintained by the Shanghai University Open Souce Community.


French mirror of Cellix.


Mirror of KaOS in Iran, graciously provided by Bardia Moshiri with an uplink of 10Gbps.