Welcome to the Aurora for Unix documentation!
Current release status: Open Beta
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Please note that Aurora for Unix is currently under development and some features that are available in Aurora for Windows may be missing.
Make sure to download the correct version for your computer, otherwise Aurora may not work properly.
On macOS, you may receive a security warning and the Aurora may not launch unless you allow from Settings. Please follow this guide to learn how to allow Aurora to launch.
chmod +x Aurora_Linux_x64.AppImage
Please report any bugs you encounter while using the Aurora for macOS & Linux on the relevant channel at IVAO Family Discord
Before reporting any bugs, please read below:
You can find the log files at:
What are the minimum OS requirements for the Aurora for macOS & Linux?
For macOS, minimum version of macOS 10.13 High Sierra is required. For Linux, it is expected to run on most x64 systems, e.g. Ubuntu 18.04+
When will Aurora for macOS & Linux have all the features that are available in Aurora for Windows?
Although we cannot give an exact timeline for that, our developers are working hard for Aurora for macOS & Linux to have the same functionality.
Where can I find the config files?
Config files are located at
Do I need to download the Aurora again each time when a new version is available?
No, Aurora has an auto-update feature, which means that updates will download automatically and will be in effect after you restart the Aurora.
Where can I find the usage manual?
You can refer to Aurora Manual. While the manual is originally created for Aurora for Windows, most of the functionality is the same. Please keep in mind that the manual is in the process of being updated, therefore some the information there may not be up-to-date.