Difference between revisions of "Libreboot"

From Free Software Directory
Jump to: navigation, search
(initial submission.)
 
(fixed some formatting issues)
Line 2: Line 2:
 
|Name=libreboot
 
|Name=libreboot
 
|Short description=coreboot-libre. coreboot without binary blobs.
 
|Short description=coreboot-libre. coreboot without binary blobs.
|Full description=
+
|Full description=Project goals
Project goals
 
  
 
The goal of LibreBoot is to create a version of coreboot that contains no proprietary software.
 
The goal of LibreBoot is to create a version of coreboot that contains no proprietary software.
  
 
This means removing all blobs from coreboot, and also removing (disabling) Kconfig rules of those machines (such as the Chromebooks, at the time of writing) that won't run without blobs.
 
This means removing all blobs from coreboot, and also removing (disabling) Kconfig rules of those machines (such as the Chromebooks, at the time of writing) that won't run without blobs.
Our project aims to provide two things:
 
  
Copyright and License
+
Our project aims to provide two things
---------------------
+
* 100% free software repository, allowing users to build their own releases from our liberated sources.
 
+
* Regular releases for selected machines — community supported and made for easy distribution.
The copyright on coreboot is owned by quite a large number of individual
 
developers and companies. Please check the individual source files for details.
 
 
 
coreboot is licensed under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL).
 
Some files are licensed under the "GPL (version 2, or any later version)",
 
and some files are licensed under the "GPL, version 2". For some parts, which
 
were derived from other projects, other (GPL-compatible) licenses may apply.
 
Please check the individual source files for details.
 
 
 
This makes the resulting coreboot images licensed under the GPL, version 2.
 
 
 
 
 
    100% free software repository, allowing users to build their own releases from our liberated sources.
 
    Regular releases for selected machines — community supported and made for easy distribution.
 
  
 
Our repository remains a work-in-progress but early releases for the IBM ThinkPad X60 are available.
 
Our repository remains a work-in-progress but early releases for the IBM ThinkPad X60 are available.
 
 
|Homepage URL=http://libreboot.org/
 
|Homepage URL=http://libreboot.org/
 
|User level=advanced
 
|User level=advanced
Line 50: Line 33:
 
|License=GPLv2
 
|License=GPLv2
 
|License copyright=Based on coreboot. What coreboot says in README:
 
|License copyright=Based on coreboot. What coreboot says in README:
 
 
|License verified by=fchmmr
 
|License verified by=fchmmr
 
|License verified date=2014/05/09
 
|License verified date=2014/05/09
|License note=
+
|License note=Copyright and License
Copyright and License
 
 
---------------------
 
---------------------
  
Line 67: Line 48:
  
 
This makes the resulting coreboot images licensed under the GPL, version 2.
 
This makes the resulting coreboot images licensed under the GPL, version 2.
 
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Software category}}
 
{{Software category}}
 
{{Featured}}
 
{{Featured}}

Revision as of 15:10, 9 May 2014

[edit]

Libreboot

http://libreboot.org/
coreboot-libre. coreboot without binary blobs.

Libreboot is a coreboot distribution (distro) with proprietary software removed, intended to be a free (libre) 'BIOS' replacement for your computer.

Documentation

See: docs/index.html or http://libreboot.org/docs

"IRC general" IRC general channel
irc://https://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=libreboot



Download

https://libreboot.org/download/

version 20160818 (stable)
released on 18 August 2016



User level

Advanced


VCS Checkout

Categories

Related Projects





Licensing

License

Verified by

Verified on

Notes

Verified by

Genium

Verified on

19 September 2016




Leaders and contributors

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
User, SupportMailing Listhttps://lists.nongnu.org/mailman/listinfo/libreboot
DeveloperMailing Listhttps://lists.nongnu.org/mailman/listinfo/libreboot-dev
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttps://notabug.org/libreboot/libreboot
DeveloperDownloadhttp://libreboot.org/download/
Savannah (Ref)https://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/libreboot


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 20 February 2018.



Entry




















Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.3 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the page “GNU Free Documentation License”.

The copyright and license notices on this page only apply to the text on this page. Any software or copyright-licenses or other similar notices described in this text has its own copyright notice and license, which can usually be found in the distribution or license text itself.