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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Iceweasel-UXP becomes stable replaces Iceweasel-ESR


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.

Milky Way v0.2.4 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 the gnupg directory resizing, mdadm as dmraid replacement and new firmware packages recommended by Linux-libre-firmware project through kernel-firmware group.

Download information can be found here.

Happy birthday Hyperbola!


We are pleased to celebrate the first Hyperbola's birthday!

One year ago, our founders began the official development of Hyperbola launching its official IRC channel in Freenode and webserver (located in Bissen, Luxembourg) on Gandi. This spawned a new era in the history of distributions by merging 2 different concepts under freedom principles; the Arch model plus the Debian development model.

A lot has happened to the project and its community in this time such as the official support to the Init Freedom Campaign, new aliases for our releases using galaxy names as codenames and a build server donation ...

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 ...

Older News

Milky Way v0.2.2 install medium release
Thank you Crazytoon - you will be missed
Milky Way v0.2.1 install medium release
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

Recent Updates in White Hole Version(more)

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iceweasel-uxp 52.9.20180718-1 i686/x86_64
iceweasel-uxp-l10n 52.9.20180718-1 any
gnunet 0.10.1-9.hyperbola1 i686/x86_64
amule 2.3.2-1.hyperbola2 i686/x86_64
hostapd 2.6-7.hyperbola1 i686/x86_64
vhba-module-lts 20161009-1.hyperbola26 i686/x86_64
bbswitch-lts 0.8-31.hyperbola26 i686/x86_64
acpi_call-lts 1.1.0-42.hyperbola26 i686/x86_64
tp_smapi-lts 0.43-1.hyperbola21 i686/x86_64
linux-libre-lts 4.9.113_gnu-1 i686/x86_64
tracker 1.12.0-2.hyperbola2 i686/x86_64
vino 3.22.0-1.hyperbola2 i686/x86_64
gnome-terminal 3.24.1-1.hyperbola2 i686/x86_64
evolution-data-server 3.24.1-3.hyperbola2 i686/x86_64
octopi 0.9.0-1.hyperbola1.backports1 i686/x86_64