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 v0.2.3 install medium release


We hereby announce a new revision of Hyperbola live image and HyperTalking for Hyperbola GNU/Linux-libre.

Download information can be found here.

End of OpenSSL support


As LibreSSL follow the same goals than our packaging guidelines in stability and security concerns, we have decided to remove OpenSSL and use LibreSSL as our default provider of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocols. The decision means that the Milky Way v0.2 will be the last version supporting OpenSSL.

LibreSSL is a version of the TLS/crypto stack forked from OpenSSL in 2014, with goals of modernizing the codebase, improving security, and applying best practice development processes.

It was forked from the OpenSSL in April 2014 as a response by OpenBSD developers to the ...

Milky Way v0.2.2 install medium release


We hereby announce a new revision of Hyperbola live image and HyperTalking for Hyperbola GNU/Linux-libre. This revision contains bugfixes such as UEFI boot mode.

Download information can be found here.

Thank you Crazytoon - you will be missed


It is with great sadness to inform that Crazytoon, who was one of the Hyperbola founders, author of GNU and Bola characters, ex-Parabola artist, and Free Software and Free Culture activist, has passed on earlier today, December 26th at 4:40 AM UTC, at the age of 60.

On September 30th, he suffered 2 cerebral aneurysms and intracranial haemorrhages. Surgery was made October 13th and he entered into coma until November 1st. On November 10th, he suffered 2 cerebral strokes and lost all possibility of recovering his health. He proceeded to have catatonic stupor state, hard convulsions, continuous high pressure ...

Milky Way v0.2.1 install medium release


We hereby announce a new revision of Hyperbola live image and HyperTalking for Hyperbola GNU/Linux-libre. This revision contains bugfixes such as our Arch keyring replacement called arch-keyring which will solve the Arch keyring issues.

Download information can be found here.

Older News

Hyperbola receives a build server donation
filesystem 2017.03-2.hyperbola5 upgrade requires manual intervention
Milky Way v0.2 install medium release
Milky Way v0.2 release
Hyperbola rejects all email domains under global mass surveillance from the mailing lists
Hyperbola aliases its stable releases using galaxy names as codenames
HyperTask and HyperForum are functional now
The mailing lists are functional now
End of systemd support
Install medium 2017.07.14 release

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vhba-module-lts 20161009-1.hyperbola9 i686/x86_64
bbswitch-lts 0.8-31.hyperbola9 i686/x86_64
acpi_call-lts 1.1.0-42.hyperbola9 i686/x86_64
tp_smapi-lts 0.43-1.hyperbola4 i686/x86_64
linux-libre-lts 4.9.88_gnu-1 i686/x86_64
samba 4.5.8-1.hyperbola3 i686/x86_64
qemu 2.9.1-1.hyperbola3 i686/x86_64
postgresql 9.6.4-1.hyperbola2 i686/x86_64
sane 1.0.25-2.hyperbola2 i686/x86_64
ypbind-mt 1.38-1.hyperbola2 i686/x86_64
transmission 2.92-6.hyperbola3 i686/x86_64
quota-tools 1:4.03-2.hyperbola2 i686/x86_64
syslog-ng 3.9.1-5.hyperbola2 i686/x86_64
xorg-xdm 1.1.11-6.hyperbola6 i686/x86_64
rsync 3.1.2-2.hyperbola2 i686/x86_64