Linux kernel without non-free components
Linux-libre is a version of the Linux kernel suitable for use with the GNU Operating System.
It removes non-free components from Linux, that are disguised as source code or distributed in separate files. It also disables run-time requests for non-free components, shipped separately or as part of Linux, and documentation pointing to them.
The GNU Linux-libre project takes a minimal-changes approach to cleaning up Linux, making no effort to substitute components that need to be removed with functionally equivalent free/libre ones.
- IRC general channel
released on 13 November 2018
Accepts cryptocurrency donations.
21 June 2018
Leaders and contributors
|Alexandre Oliva (Lxoliva)||Maintainer|
Resources and communication
|Required to use||util-linux 2.10o|
|Required to build||Gnu Make 3.77|
|Required to build||GCC 2.95.3 or later|
|Required to build||GNU Binutils 18.104.22.168.25|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 16 November 2018.
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