The free and open SAR operating system.
We’ve built a free plug’n‘play Operation System (based on Debian Linux) with all the freely and
openly available SAR processing software. No knowledge of installation steps needed, just download
and get started with SAR data processing.
SARbian is free for use in research, education or operational work.
SARbian is not affiliated with Debian. Debian is a registered trademark owned by Software in the Public Interest, Inc.
An easy-to-use Linux-based SAR processing operating system.
The idea behind SARbian roots in the difficulties with installing and compiling of free source SAR processing
software that many users experience. Especially if they are new to the world of data processing and use of open
software. SARbian is an attempt to make SAR data processing easier. Download, start SARbian, process SAR data.
SARbian OS includes only free and open SAR software. No need to worry about copyright infringements or expensive licenses. Just get started with SAR processing.
SARbian is free for anybody.
There are three different ways to acquire SARbian.
If you don’t care about system setups and specifications, this version of SARbian OS is just for you. There are only a few steps to get started:
If you want to run SARbian in a virtual machine, you can download the .OVA file.
You would like to contribute? Make sure to check out our github repository.
SARbian is an initiative of the SAR-EDU team @ Friedrich-Schiller University Jena.
SARbian was conceived and developed by the SAR-EDU team at Friedrich-Schiller University Jena.
SARbian OS was funded by the German Aerospace Center (DLR) as part of the project SAR-EDU, conducted at the Friedrich-Schiller University Jena.
The system requirements are depending on the amount of data and the complexity of processing that will be conducted. We recommend the following system parameters to run SARbian smoothly: