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GNU Linux-libre

UNIX-like monolithic kernel liberated and adopted by the GNU system

Linux-libre is a free/libre version of the kernel Linux 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 [irc:irc.gnu.org/linux-libre irc:irc.gnu.org/linux-libre] " IRC general channel
[irc:irc.gnu.org/linux-libre irc:irc.gnu.org/linux-libre]

Heckert gnu.small.png This is a GNU package:linux-libre


Download version 4.12.1-gnu (stable)
released on 13 July 2017


Related Projects


LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv2Deborah Nicholson15 January 2008

Leaders and contributors

Le brixton linux action group Contributor
Alexandre Oliva Maintainer
Free Software Foundation Latin America Leader

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
HelpMailing List Info/Archivehttp://www.fsfla.org/mailman/listinfo/linux-libre
SupportVCS Repository Webviewhttp://www.fsfla.org/svn/fsfla/software/linux-libre

Software prerequisites

Required to buildgcc 2.95.3 or later
Required to buildbinutils
Required to useutil-linux 2.10o
Required to buildGnu make 3.77

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 20 February 2017.


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