A fully free, stable, secure, simple, lightweight and long-term support distribution

You've reached the website for Hyperbola GNU/Linux-libre operating system. The Hyperbola Project is a community driven effort to provide a fully free (as in freedom) operating system that is stable, secure, simple, lightweight that tries to Keep It Simple Stupid (KISS) under a Long Term Support (LTS) way.

Derived from Arch plus stability and security from Debian, Hyperbola provides packages from it that meet the GNU Free System Distribution Guidelines (GNU FSDG) and replacements for the packages that don't meet this requirement. Packages are provided for the i686 and x86_64 architectures.

Our community is friendly and helpful. Please hop on IRC channel and check out our forums and mailing lists to get your feet wet. Also glance through our wiki if you want to learn more about Hyperbola.

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Milky Way v0.2.8 install medium release

2019-03-15

We hereby announce a new revision of Hyperbola live image and HyperTalking for Hyperbola GNU/Linux-libre. This revision replaces Syslinux UEFI boot manager with rEFInd and includes UEFI Shell v2 from edk2-uefi-shell package.

Download information can be found here.

Milky Way v0.2.7 install medium release

2019-02-22

We hereby announce a new revision of Hyperbola live image and HyperTalking for Hyperbola GNU/Linux-libre. This revision contains the removal of bad credit records for some CA issuers such as CNNIC, StartCom, Symantec and WoSign.

Download information can be found here.

Milky Way v0.2.6 install medium release

2019-02-13

We hereby announce a new revision of Hyperbola live image and HyperTalking for Hyperbola GNU/Linux-libre. This revision contains bugfixes such as the hack to enable Radeon R600 evergreen GPUs in Linux-libre, so users who use it will get the right resolution in the process of installation.

Download information can be found here.

Hyperbola is officially accepted by FSF as a Free System Distribution

2018-12-07

Hyperbola GNU/Linux-libre is a modified version of the GNU operating system along with the Linux-libre kernel distributed by Hyperbola Project. We are now listed by the Free Software Foundation as meeting their guidelines for a fully free software OS.

From the official FSF announcement:

"In a world where proprietary operating systems continually up the ante in terms of the abuse they heap on their users, adding another distribution to the list of fully free systems is a welcome development. Hyperbola represents another safe home for users looking for complete control over their own computing," said John Sullivan, FSF's ...

UXP-Hardened-Preferences packages removed

2018-12-04

All UXP-Hardened-Preferences packages also known as iceweasel-uxp-hardened-preferences and icedove-uxp-hardened-preferences are being removed as we have added custom firejail profiles for each UXP application.

The about:config options were useful prior to our transition to UXP, when we did not have control over upstream (Mozilla) sources.

As we have been implementing the features directly into our applications, these left-over hacks are no longer needed.

Older News

2018-11-29
Iceape-UXP becomes stable replaces Iceape
2018-11-01
Milky Way v0.2.5 install medium release
2018-10-31
Hyperbola on new hosting
2018-08-15
Icedove-UXP becomes stable replaces Icedove
2018-08-04
Hyperbola suspends its donation account in Liberapay
2018-07-08
Iceweasel-UXP becomes stable replaces Iceweasel-ESR
2018-05-01
Milky Way v0.2.4 install medium release
2018-04-15
Happy birthday Hyperbola!
2018-03-03
Milky Way v0.2.3 install medium release
2018-01-11
End of OpenSSL support

Recent Updates in White Hole Version(more)

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icecast 2.4.3-2.hyperbola3 i686/x86_64
hexchat 2.12.4-3.hyperbola2 i686/x86_64
mupdf 1.14.0-1.hyperbola1.backports2 i686/x86_64
nsd 4.1.26-1.hyperbola1 i686/x86_64
keepalived 1.3.5-4.hyperbola5 i686/x86_64
hostapd 2.6-7.hyperbola3 i686/x86_64
netsurf 3.6-3.hyperbola2 i686/x86_64
ipsec-tools 0.8.2-7.hyperbola2 i686/x86_64
isync 1.2.3-1.hyperbola2 i686/x86_64
gnokii 0.6.31-12.hyperbola2 i686/x86_64
qt5-base 5.8.0-11.hyperbola3 i686/x86_64
glusterfs 1:4.0.2-1.hyperbola2.backports1 i686/x86_64
gftp 2.0.19-8.hyperbola2 i686/x86_64
freeradius 3.0.17-1.hyperbola3 i686/x86_64
freerdp 1:2.0.0_rc4-3.hyperbola1 i686/x86_64