Checking kernel freedom

Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli GNUtoo at
Mon Aug 5 22:28:35 UTC 2019

On Mon, 05 Aug 2019 15:41:00 +0000
amuza <amuza at> wrote:

> Hello! I am new here.
> Is there any easy way to know if the kernel of a distro I am using is
> completely libre?
If the distribution is listed either on
The kernel should be completely free software.
If that's not the case it's a bug that ought to be reported to the
developers and fixed.

The easiest way to get a fully free software Linux kernel out of any
Linux kernel fork like this one is to try to deblob it with the
linux-libre deblob scripts.

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