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{{Entry
 
|Name=GNU Linux-libre
 
|Name=GNU Linux-libre
|Short description=Linux kernel without non-free components.
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|Short description=A free (as in freedom) variant of the Linux kernel.
|Full description='''Linux-libre is a version of the Linux kernel suitable for use with the GNU Operating System.'''
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|Full description='''Linux-libre''' is a modified version of Linux with all of the binary blobs, obfuscated code and portions of code under proprietary licenses removed.
  
It removes non-free components from Linux, that are disguised as source
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Currently Linux-libre is maintained and published by the Free Software Foundation Latin America. This is a GNU package.
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
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=== Packaging ===
up Linux, making no effort to substitute components that need to be
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<p>LInux-libre is available in most of the FSF-endorsed distros on https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-distros.html and the lastest versions are packages in [[Guix]] and Parabola GNU/Linux-libre. Linux-libre can also be installed on GNU/Linux distributions that use APT from jxself's APT repository: https://jxself.org/linux-libre/
removed with functionally equivalent free/libre ones.
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[[File:Freedo_grey.png|thumb|upright=0.56|alt=Freedo.|Freedo, official mascot of Linux-libre.]]</p>
 
|Homepage URL=https://www.gnu.org/software/linux-libre/
 
|Homepage URL=https://www.gnu.org/software/linux-libre/
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|Version download=https://linux-libre.fsfla.org/pub/linux-libre/releases/5.12.13-gnu/linux-libre-5.12.13-gnu.tar.lz
 
|Is High Priority Project=No
 
|Is High Priority Project=No
|Documentation note='''Selection from the [https://shop.fsf.org/ FSF shop]'''
 
 
[https://shop.fsf.org/books/free-freedom-20-richard-stallman Free as in Freedom 2.0, by Richard Stallman]
 
 
[https://shop.fsf.org/books-docs/introduction-command-line Introduction to the Command Line]
 
 
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'''[https://www.gnu.org/help/help.html Helping the GNU Project and the Free Software Movement]'''
 
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If you have corrections to this entry or questions about it, please contact: mailto:maintainers@gnu.org
 
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|Decommissioned or Obsolete=No
 
|Decommissioned or Obsolete=No
 
|Donate=https://my.fsf.org/donate/
 
|Donate=https://my.fsf.org/donate/
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|Related projects=gnustandards,hurd
 
|Related projects=gnustandards,hurd
 
|Keywords=kernel, binary, blob-free, de-blobbed
 
|Keywords=kernel, binary, blob-free, de-blobbed
|Version identifier=5.8-gnu
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|Version identifier=5.10-gnu
|Version date=2020/06/01
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|Version date=2020/12/14
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version status=stable
|Version download=https://linux-libre.fsfla.org/pub/linux-libre/releases/5.8-gnu/linux-libre-5.8-gnu.tar.lz
 
 
|Last review by=Genium
 
|Last review by=Genium
|Last review date=2020/08/03
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|Last review date=2020/12/17
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011/04/01
 
|Submitted date=2011/04/01
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|Paid support=https://www.fsf.org/resources/service/
 
|Paid support=https://www.fsf.org/resources/service/
 
|Accepts cryptocurrency donations=Yes
 
|Accepts cryptocurrency donations=Yes
|OpenPGP signature=https://linux-libre.fsfla.org/pub/linux-libre/releases/5.8-gnu/linux-libre-5.8-gnu.tar.lz.sign
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|OpenPGP signature=https://linux-libre.fsfla.org/pub/linux-libre/releases/5.10-gnu/linux-libre-5.10-gnu.tar.lz.sign
 
|OpenPGP public key=https://linux-libre.fsfla.org/pub/linux-libre/SIGNING-KEY
 
|OpenPGP public key=https://linux-libre.fsfla.org/pub/linux-libre/SIGNING-KEY
 
|Test entry=No
 
|Test entry=No
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{{Project license
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|License=GPLv2
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|License copyright=The kernel consists of code under many licenses. Although there is some code in the kernel under GPLv2-or-later being combined with the kernel's other GPLv2-only code, the effective license GPLv2-only, not GPLv2-or-later.
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|License verified by=jxself
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|License verified date=2021-06-24
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|License note=The kernel consists of code under many licenses. Although there is some code in the kernel under GPLv2-or-later being combined with the kernel's other GPLv2-only code, the effective license GPLv2-only, not GPLv2-or-later.
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|Runs-on=GNU/Linux
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|Security=system
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|Software-development=debugging
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|System-administration=configuration
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|Is GNU=Yes
 
|GNU package identifier=linux-libre
 
|GNU package identifier=linux-libre
 
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|License verified by=Bendikker
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|License verified date=2018/06/21
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|Resource audience=Developer
 
|Resource audience=Developer
 
|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
 
|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
|Resource URL=https://jxself.org/git/linux-libre.git
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|Software-development=debugging
 
|System-administration=configuration
 
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{{Featured
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|Featured date=2012-04-26
 
|Featured source=The Free Software Supporter
 
|Featured source=The Free Software Supporter
 
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Latest revision as of 19:29, 24 June 2021


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GNU Linux-libre

https://www.gnu.org/software/linux-libre/
A free (as in freedom) variant of the Linux kernel.

Linux-libre is a modified version of Linux with all of the binary blobs, obfuscated code and portions of code under proprietary licenses removed.

Currently Linux-libre is maintained and published by the Free Software Foundation Latin America. This is a GNU package.

Packaging

LInux-libre is available in most of the FSF-endorsed distros on https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-distros.html and the lastest versions are packages in Guix and Parabola GNU/Linux-libre. Linux-libre can also be installed on GNU/Linux distributions that use APT from jxself's APT repository: https://jxself.org/linux-libre/

Freedo.
Freedo, official mascot of Linux-libre.





Licensing

License

Verified by

Verified on

Notes

License

GPLv2

Verified by

jxself

Verified on

24 June 2021

Notes

The kernel consists of code under many licenses. Although there is some code in the kernel under GPLv2-or-later being combined with the kernel's other GPLv2-only code, the effective license GPLv2-only, not GPLv2-or-later.




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Alexandre Oliva (Lxoliva)Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewgit://linux-libre.fsfla.org/releases.git
Mailing Listhttps://www.fsfla.org/mailman/listinfo/linux-libre/
Downloadhttp://linux-libre.fsfla.org/pub/linux-libre/releases/
WikidataGeneralhttps://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q665683
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttps://jxself.org/git/?p=linux-libre-firmware.git


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
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
Required to useutil-linux 2.10o




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