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 v0.2.5 install medium release

2018-11-01

We hereby announce a new revision of Hyperbola live image and HyperTalking for Hyperbola GNU/Linux-libre. This revision contains the latest hyperbola-keyring with our build server public GPG key and bugfixes such as the speakup software synthesizer module and HyperTalking audio intro made by belette.

Download information can be found here.

Hyperbola on new hosting

2018-10-31

We apologize for the brief downtime earlier this week. All services have now been successfully migrated and restored to full functionality.

In order to better use existing donations, Hyperbola founders decided to switch from Gandi to UltraVPS for hosting our website, repositories and services infrastructure. This will save us from paying 120 EUR every 3 months.

Hyperbola Project has now paid for two years of hosting so that we can have more stability moving forward. This comes to 100 EUR yearly for 2 VPS machines.

Icedove-UXP becomes stable replaces Icedove

2018-08-15

After several weeks of testing, we are happy to announce the first stable release of Icedove-UXP. Unlike previous versions of Icedove, this is a completely new application built against the UXP toolkit.

Some of the new application features:

  • New internal web engine with regular security updates, courtesy UXP.
  • More complete and thorough Icedove branding than any previous version.
  • Supports XUL Addons (not WebExt for privacy reasons).
  • Hardened now excludes access to /proc for additional security.
  • Several longstanding javascript bugs were fixed with backports that were not included in Thunderbird 52.

Note: All addons are incompatible with this version of Icedove ...

Hyperbola suspends its donation account in Liberapay

2018-08-04

Since Liberapay's payment processor (Mangopay) is throwing them out, we are evacuating the remaining money from our account in Liberapay to our Bank account (Swissquote) in Switzerland.

Currently, Liberapay requires us to configure a Stripe payment account to receive donations. Stripe is an US-based service (Stripe Inc. is a registered ISO of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Concord, CA, USA) which affects our Social Contract.

For that reason, we have decided suspend this account for an indefinite period, until they find a way avoid using payment processor services - such as Stripe or PayPal to receive donations. For now, we ...

Iceweasel-UXP becomes stable replaces Iceweasel-ESR

2018-07-08

After several weeks of testing, we are happy to announce the first stable release of Iceweasel-UXP. Unlike previous versions of Iceweasel, this is a completely new application built against the UXP toolkit.

Some of the new application features:

  • New internal web engine with regular security updates, courtesy UXP.
  • More complete and thorough Iceweasel branding than any previous version.
  • Supports XUL Addons (not WebExt for privacy reasons).
  • Hardened now excludes access to /proc for additional security.

Older News

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
2018-01-07
Milky Way v0.2.2 install medium release
2017-12-26
Thank you Crazytoon - you will be missed
2017-11-05
Milky Way v0.2.1 install medium release
2017-10-28
Hyperbola receives a build server donation
2017-10-27
filesystem 2017.03-2.hyperbola5 upgrade requires manual intervention
2017-10-15
Milky Way v0.2 install medium release

Recent Updates in White Hole Version(more)

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filesystem 2017.03-2.hyperbola12 i686/x86_64
iceape-uxp 52.9.20181107-1 i686/x86_64
iceweasel-uxp 52.9.20181107-1 i686/x86_64
icedove-uxp 52.9.20181107-1 i686/x86_64
iceape-uxp-l10n 52.9.20181107-1 any
iceweasel-uxp-l10n 52.9.20181107-1 any
icedove-uxp-l10n 52.9.20181107-1 any
espeakup 0.80-1.hyperbola3 i686/x86_64
bbswitch-lts 0.8-31.hyperbola34.2 i686/x86_64
vhba-module-lts 20161009-1.hyperbola34.2 i686/x86_64
acpi_call-lts 1.1.0-42.hyperbola34.2 i686/x86_64
tp_smapi-lts 0.43-1.hyperbola29.2 i686/x86_64
linux-libre-lts 4.9.135_gnu-1 i686/x86_64
openldap 2.4.46-2.hyperbola1 i686/x86_64
toxcore 1:0.2.8-1.hyperbola1.backports1 i686/x86_64