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Trisquel GNU/Linux 9.0 Is Here for Those Who Seek 100% Freedom for Their PCs

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Trisquel GNU/Linux 9.0 is based on Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS (Bionic Beaver) and it’s powered by the GNU Linux-libre kernel. To offer users a 100% free operating system, it uses a version of Ubuntu’s 4.15 kernel that doesn’t contain any proprietary code.

Of course, this release updates all packages to their latest versions, and includes backports to provide users with top-notch hardware support. Also, Trisquel’s default web browser Abrowser, a version of Mozilla’s popular Firefox web browser that respects the freedom and privacy of users, received a major update, based on Firefox 81.

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Trisquel GNU/Linux: Trisquel 9.0 "Etiona" release announcement

  • Trisquel GNU/Linux: Trisquel 9.0 "Etiona" release announcement, and 10.0 plans

    They say that good things come to those who wait, and for this release there has been a lot of waiting but also plenty of good things. Trisquel 9.0, codename "Etiona" is our most polished release yet, thanks to the contribution of a very committed team of volunteers.

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    Despite the longer than usual release time, all packages are fully up to date with long-term-support updates and security patches. The default web browser "Abrowser", our freedom and privacy respecting take on Mozilla's browser, provides the latest updates from upstream for a great browsing experience. Backports provide extended hardware support and other goodies like a newer LibreOffice and many other utilities.

    Special thanks (in no particular order, and probably forgetting a few!) to adfeno, Ark74, leny2010, chaosmonk, davidpgil, dctrud, daroal, proninyaroslav, sudoman, a_slacker_here, rms, bill-auger, pabloyoyoista, kpengboy, pikurasa, mtsio, bandali, thomzane, jxself, valessio, DiivaaD, DNS, Eighth_Doctor, iank, fredd, freekurt, aklis, gnutastyc, calher, CharlieBrown, satellit, charh, fvnines, pehjota, and the whole Trisquel community, for your contributions, support, ideas and continuous encouragement.

Trisquel 9.0 Released - Powered By The Linux 4.15 Kernel

  • Trisquel 9.0 Released - Powered By The Linux 4.15 Kernel

    Trisquel 9.0 has been released as one of the few Linux distributions approved by the Free Software Foundation.

    Trisquel 9.0 is now the latest version of this 13 year old operating system tracking Ubuntu/Debian while being modified to ensure non-free code is removed among other steps to receive praise from the FSF and Richard Stallman for being one of the few "pure" GNU/Linux platforms.

    Trisquel 9.0 is based on the Ubuntu 18.04 LTS packages but with various de-blobbing and changes to ensure everything is 100% open-source and compliant with the Free Software Foundation recommendations for code freedom. There is also modifications like using "Abrowser" built off the Firefox sources but with more user privacy minded changes.

A 100% Free Operating System

  • Trisquel GNU/Linux 9.0 “Etiona” Released: A 100% Free Operating System

    Trisquel GNU/Linux is one of the few operating systems endorsed and listed under “Free GNU/Linux Distributions” by the Free Software Foundation. This is because Trisquel is a 100% free operating system that contains only free software with Linux-libre kernel.

    Recently, after more than two years of development, a new version, Trisquel 9.0 “Etiona,” has been released with long-term support (LTS) for home users, small enterprises, and educational centers.

    Trisquel GNU/Linux 9.0 is based on Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS with all proprietary software and firmware removed from the codebase, and all packages up-to-date with long-term-support updates and security patches.

    Since Trisquel has “Abrowser” as the default web browser, it now includes all the latest updates from the upstream Mozilla Firefox. In addition, Trisquel 9.0 has also added backports to provide extended hardware support, the latest software like LibreOffice, and other utilities.

Trisquel 9 LTS Finally Released with Download Links

  • Trisquel 9 LTS Finally Released with Download Links, Mirrors and Torrents

    We are pleased to welcome the long awaited Trisquel 9 LTS. This is the free computer operating system for everyone mostly suitable to replace Microsoft Windows or Apple MacOS for daily purposes and server. Codenamed Etiona and based upon stable base Ubuntu 18.04, Trisquel, at Friday 16 October 2020, it announces availability for desktop and server plus for old and modern computers. The new big thing is that now it features a KDE edition called Triskel. This list delivers all the download links plus computer vendors where you can purchase PCs or laptops with Trisquel.

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