Debian is a popular and mature distribution, with a wide variety of software. However, it no longer directly supports the PowerPC processor used in the Wii U, so some packages are missing or don’t work.


You can choose between older images provided by the linux-wiiu project or newer images provided by a third party.

The linux-wiiu project has a large server seeding these images, so please use torrent if you can.

Once you have downloaded your image, proceed with the Install guide.