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GNU Linux-libre

https://www.gnu.org/software/linux-libre/
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" IRC general channel
irc://https://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=#linux-libre

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Licensing

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21 June 2018




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Alexandre Oliva (Lxoliva)Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
VCS Repository Webviewhttps://www.fsfla.org/svn/fsfla/software/linux-libre
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-linux-libre
Mailing Listhttps://www.fsfla.org/mailman/listinfo/linux-libre
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-system-discuss
Downloadhttps://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/linux-libre
Downloadhttps://linux-libre.fsfla.org/pub/linux-libre


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to useutil-linux 2.10o
Required to build Gnu Make 3.77
Required to build GCC 2.95.3 or later
Required to build GNU Binutils 2.9.1.0.25

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 21 June 2018.



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