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A GNU/Linux distribution, that takes all the non-free blobs out of a rather popular distribution and makes it free. A free as in freedom GNU/Linux distribution, that takes all the non-free blobs out of a rather popular distribution.
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Get your single CD for installing or trying it out as a live CD. A live CD does not install on the machine unless you choose to do so, as a result you can try it before you install it. To have a reasonable install we suggest about 5GB of space should be made available.

To create gNewSense we needed to produce a set of scripts. We called this building method Builder and these scripts allow anyone to build their own distribution. Try it here: [[Builder/HowToCreateYourOwnGNULinuxDistribution|create a GNU/Linux Distribution]]. This is not how you get gNewSense, for that follow the download link above, but you can do this if you want to see how we did it.

Tell us about your experience:
Our LiveCDs mean that you can try out gNewSense off a CD without installing it on your hard drive. To install once the LiveCD is booted, make sure you have 5GB of disk space free, and click on the Install icon.
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Tell us if it works with your hardware: [[Recommended Hardware]] gNewSense is produced using a series of scripts called Builder. See our [[Builder/HowToCreateYourOwnGNULinuxDistribution|howto]] if you would like to create your own GNU/Linux distribution. If you just want to try out gNewSense, download a [[http://cdimage.gnewsense.org/|LiveCD]].
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Want to know how to create your own version of this or other distros. [[Builder/HowToCreateYourOwnGNULinuxDistribution|How To Create Your Own GNULinux Distribution]] <<BR>>
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A free as in freedom GNU/Linux distribution, that takes all the non-free blobs out of a rather popular distribution.

Download It And Try It Before You Install.

Our LiveCDs mean that you can try out gNewSense off a CD without installing it on your hard drive. To install once the LiveCD is booted, make sure you have 5GB of disk space free, and click on the Install icon.

Join us on IRC, the Forum or the Lists.

See our Software, Features, Who We Are and our Mission.

gNewSense is produced using a series of scripts called Builder. See our howto if you would like to create your own GNU/Linux distribution. If you just want to try out gNewSense, download a LiveCD.

News

We have now verified that Main is free. See http://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/gnewsense-users/2008-02/msg00044.html
-bbrazil February 11, 2008, at 04:54 AM

In our continuing crusade for software freedom, we've just made some major breaking changes to X. See http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/gnewsense-users/2008-01/msg00018.html for details.
-bbrazil January 13, 2008, at 09:02 AM

A Spanish version of the main website is now available.
-bbrazil January 12, 2008, at 07:49 PM

We now have a Forum.
-bbrazil January 28, 2007, at 03:27 PM

Version 1.1 has been released. See PressRelease20070122 for more details.
-bbrazil January 22, 2007, at 08:52 AM

There have been yet more Builder/gNewSense updates. The update process was automated a week ago, and this process now has two levels of monitoring. We're also now monitoring mirror freshness.
-bbrazil November 23, 2006, at 11:44 PM

There are now -backports and -updates components. I haven't tried them out fully. There's also a number of general updates.
-bbrazil November 05, 2006, at 11:05 PM

LiveCD 1.0 now available. New artwork and builder enhancements/fixes. FSF Press Release
-bbrazil November 02, 2006, at 11:00 AM

LiveCD 0.93 now available. All known kernel firmware removed and many other improvements.
-bbrazil October 30, 2006, at 09:09 PM

We now have a mailing list. See Lists.
-bbrazil October 27, 2006, at 06:59 PM

LiveCD 0.92 now available. Brings memtest working on livecd, less firmware, redirected launchpad-integration and better livecd versioning.
-bbrazil September 14, 2006, at 01:30 PM

We now have security support.
-bbrazil 28/08/2006

PressRelease20060825
-ompaul 25/08/2006

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