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Parabola GNU/Linux-libre

Last Update: 2019-04-11 06:22 UTC


Parabola GNU/Linux-libre is an unofficial "libre" variant of Arch Linux. It aims to provide a fully free (as in freedom) distribution based on the packages of the Arch Linux project, with packages optimised for i686 and x86_64 processors. The goal is to give the users complete control over their systems with 100% "libre" software. Parabola GNU/Linux-libre is listed by the Free Software Foundation (FSF) as a fully free software distribution. Besides a standard installation CD image, the project also provides a live/rescue DVD image with MATE as the default desktop environment.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 121 (81), 6 months: 145 (67), 3 months: 145 (67), 4 weeks: 128 (66), 1 week: 116 (66)

Average visitor rating: 7.57/10 from 14 review(s).


Parabola Summary
Distribution Parabola GNU/Linux-libre
Home Page https://parabola.nu/
Mailing Lists https://lists.parabola.nu//mailman/listinfo/
User Forums --
Alternative User Forums
Documentation https://wiki.parabola.nu/
Screenshots --
Screencasts
Download Mirrors https://parabola.nu/download/
Bug Tracker https://labs.parabola.nu/
Related Websites  
Reviews 2017: DistroWatch
2011: OSNews
Where To Buy

Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases announcements with download links and checksums:
 • 2016-07-29: Distribution Release: Parabola GNU/Linux-libre 2016.07.27
 • 2012-10-29: Distribution Release: Parabola GNU/Linux 2012.10.17
 • More Parabola releases...

  Headlines:
 •2018-08-21 Parabola replaces unar
 •2017-11-14 Parabola keeps 32-bit alive
 •2017-10-19 Parabola makes OpenRC spin
 • More Parabola headlines...

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  • Notes: In case where multiple versions of a package are shipped with a distribution, only the default version appears in the table. For indication about the GNOME version, please check the "nautilus" and "gnome-shell" packages. The Apache web server is listed as "httpd" and the Linux kernel is listed as "linux". The KDE desktop is represented by the "plasma-desktop" package and the Xfce desktop by the "xfdesktop" package.
  • Colour scheme: green text = latest stable version, red text = development or beta version. The function determining beta versions is not 100% reliable due to a wide variety of versioning schemes.
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Feature 2019.03.11 2018.12.22 2017.11.05 2016.11.03 2015.05.01 2013.09.01 2012.10.17 2011.09.01 Feature
Release Date 2019-03-18 2018-12-23 2017-11-05 2016-11-03 2015-05-01 2013-09-11 2012-10-17 2011-09-01 Release Date
End Of Life                 End Of Life
Price (US$) Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Price (US$)
Image Size (MB) 800-1900 800-1900 700-1900           Image Size (MB)
Free Download ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO Free Download
Installation Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Installation
Default Desktop LXDE LXDE LXDE MATE -- -- -- -- Default Desktop
Package Management Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Pacman Package Management
Release Model Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Rolling Release Model
Office Suite GOffice GOffice GOffice GOffice -- -- -- -- Office Suite
Processor Architecture i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 Processor Architecture
Init Software OpenRC OpenRC systemd OpenRC systemd systemd systemd SysV Init Software
Journaled File Systems Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Journaled File Systems
Multilingual en, eo, es, fr, gl, it, pl, pt_BR en, eo, es, fr, gl, it, pl, pt_BR en, eo, es, fr, gl, it, pl, pt_BR en, es, gl, pt_BR en en en en Multilingual
Asian Language Support -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Asian Language Support
Full Package List 2019.03.11 2018.12.22 2017.11.05 2016.11.03 2015.05.01 2013.09.01 2012.10.17 2011.09.01 Full Package List

Full Package List:   Parabola GNU/Linux-libre 2018.12.22
  Number of packages: 731 (download as TXT)
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  •  aalib 1.4rc5-13
  •  abiword 3.0.2-8.parabola2
  •  acl 2.2.53-1
  •  acpid 2.0.31-1
  •  acpid-openrc 20170927-1
  •  adwaita-icon-theme 3.30.1-1
  •  aiksaurus 1.2.1-6
  •  alpm_octopi_utils 1.0.0-2
  •  alsa-lib 1.1.7-2
  •  alsa-plugins 1.1.7-3
  •  alsa-utils 1.1.7-1
  •  alsa-utils-openrc 20170927-1
  •  ambiance-radiance-colors-suite 16.04.1-1
  •  aom 1.0.0-1
  •  arch-install-scripts 20-1
  •  archlinux32-keyring 20180603-1.0
  •  archlinuxarm-keyring 20140119-1
  •  archlinux-keyring 20181218-1
  •  argon2 20171227-3
  •  aspell 0.60.7rc1-1
  •  atk 2.30.0-1
  •  atkmm 2.28.0-1
  •  at-spi2-atk 2.30.0-1
  •  at-spi2-core 2.30.0-2
  •  attr 2.4.48-1
  •  audit 2.8.4-2
  •  avahi 0.7+16+g1cc2b8e-2
  •  avahi-openrc 20170927-1
  •  base-meta 20180819-1
  •  bash 4.4.023-1
  •  bcg729 1.0.4-1
  •  bctoolbox 0.6.0-4
  •  belle-sip 1.6.3-1
  •  bind-tools 9.13.5-1
  •  bluez 5.50-3
  •  bluez-libs 5.50-3
  •  bluez-openrc 20170927-1
  •  boost-libs 1.68.0-2
  •  brotli 1.0.7-1
  •  btrfs-progs 4.19-1
  •  bzip2 1.0.6-8
  •  bzrtp 1.0.6-3
  •  ca-certificates 20181109-1
  •  ca-certificates-mozilla 3.41-1
  •  ca-certificates-utils 20181109-1
  •  cairo 1.16.0-1
  •  cairomm 1.12.2-3
  •  cantarell-fonts 1:0.111-1
  •  cdparanoia 10.2-7
  •  celt0.5.1 0.5.1.3-4
  •  cifs-utils 6.8-2
  •  colord 1.4.3-2
  •  coreutils 8.30-1
  •  cracklib 2.9.6-3
  •  crda 4.14-1
  •  cronie 1.5.2-1
  •  cronie-openrc 20170927-3
  •  cryptsetup 2.0.6-1
  •  cryptsetup-openrc 20170927-3
  •  curl 7.63.0-2
  •  darkhttpd 1.12-4
  •  db 5.3.28-4
  •  dbus-elogind 1.12.6-1
  •  dbus-glib 0.110-1
  •  dbus-openrc 20170927-3
  •  dconf 0.30.1-1
  •  ddrescue 1.23-1
  •  desktop-file-utils 0.23+4+g92af410-1
  •  device-mapper 2.02.183-1
  •  device-mapper-openrc 20170927-3
  •  dhclient 4.4.1-4
  •  dhcpcd 7.0.8-1
  •  dhcpcd-openrc 20170927-3
  •  dialog 1:1.3_20181107-1
  •  diffutils 3.6-2
  •  ding-libs 0.6.1-2
  •  displaymanager-openrc 20170927-1
  •  dmidecode 3.2-1
  •  dmraid 1.0.0.rc16.3-11
  •  dnsmasq 2.80-1
  •  dnssec-anchors 20181003-1
  •  dosfstools 4.1-2
  •  double-conversion 3.1.1-1
  •  e2fsprogs 1.44.5-1
  •  efibootmgr 16-1
  •  efitools 1.8.1-1
  •  efivar 35-1
  •  elinks 0.13-20
  •  elogind 238.1.0-2.1
  •  elogind-openrc 20170927-1
  •  enchant 2.2.3-2
  •  epdfview 0.1.8-8.parabola2
  •  ethtool 1:4.19-1
  •  eudev 3.2.5-6
  •  eudev-libudev 3.2.5-6
  •  expat 2.2.6-1
  •  f2fs-tools 1.12.0-2
  •  fakeroot 1.23-1
  •  farstream 0.2.8-2
  •  ffmpeg 1:4.1-1
  •  fftw 3.3.8-1
  •  file 5.35-1
  •  filesystem 2018.1-2.parabola2.nonsystemd2
  •  findutils 4.6.0-4
  •  flac 1.3.2-2
  •  fontconfig 2:2.13.1+12+g5f5ec56-1
  •  freetype2 2.9.1-1
  •  fribidi 1.0.5-1
  •  fsarchiver 0.8.5-1
  •  fuse2 2.9.8-1
  •  fuse-common 3.3.0-1
  •  galculator-gtk2 2.1.4-4
  •  gamin 0.1.10-9
  •  gawk 4.2.1-1
  •  gc 7.6.8-1
  •  gcc-libs 8.2.1+20181127-1
  •  gconf 3.2.6+11+g07808097-4
  •  gcr 3.28.0-4
  •  gd 2.2.5-1
  •  gdbm 1.18.1-1
  •  gdk-pixbuf2 2.38.0-1
  •  gdome2 0.8.1-6
  •  gentoo-functions 0.12-1
  •  geoclue2 2.5.1-1
  •  geoip 1.6.12-1
  •  geoip-database 20180403-1
  •  gettext 0.19.8.1-3
  •  ghostscript 9.26-1
  •  giflib 5.1.4-2
  •  gksu 2.0.2-6.parabola1
  •  glew 2.1.0-1
  •  glib2 2.58.2-1
  •  glibc 2.28-5
  •  glibc-openrc 20170927-3
  •  glibmm 2.56.0-1
  •  glib-networking 2.58.0-1
  •  glslang 7.10.2984-1
  •  glu 9.0.0-5
  •  gmetadom 0.2.6-7
  •  gmp 6.1.2-2
  •  gnome-keyring 1:3.28.2-1
  •  gnome-screenshot 3.30.0-1
  •  gnumeric 1.12.44-1
  •  gnu-netcat 0.7.1-7
  •  gnupg 2.2.12-1
  •  gnustep-base 1.25.1-4
  •  gnutls 3.6.5-1
  •  goffice 0.10.44-1
  •  gparted 0.33.0-1
  •  gpgme 1.12.0-1
  •  gpicview 0.2.5-4
  •  gpm 1.20.7.r27.g1fd1941-1
  •  gpm-openrc 20170927-1
  •  gptfdisk 1.0.4-1
  •  graphene 1.8.2-1
  •  graphicsmagick 1.3.31-1
  •  graphite 1:1.3.12-1
  •  grep 3.1-2
  •  grml-zsh-config 0.15.2-1
  •  groff 1.22.3-8
  •  grub 2:2.02-6.parabola1
  •  gsettings-desktop-schemas 3.28.1-1
  •  gsfonts 20180524-1
  •  gsm 1.0.18-1
  •  gssproxy 0.8.0-1
  •  gst-libav 1.14.4-1
  •  gst-plugins-base 1.14.4-1
  •  gst-plugins-base-libs 1.14.4-1
  •  gst-plugins-good 1.14.4-1
  •  gstreamer 1.14.4-1
  •  gtk2 2.24.32-1
  •  gtk3 3.24.2+7+g43aeb52b73-1
  •  gtk-engine-murrine 0.98.2-3
  •  gtkmathview 0.8.0-6
  •  gtkmm 1:2.24.5-3
  •  gtkspell 2.0.16-7
  •  gtk-update-icon-cache 3.24.2+7+g43aeb52b73-1
  •  gvfs 1.38.1-1
  •  gvfs-gphoto2 1.38.1-1
  •  gvfs-mtp 1.38.1-1
  •  gzip 1.9-2
  •  harfbuzz 2.2.0-1
  •  harfbuzz-icu 2.2.0-1
  •  haveged 1.9.4-3
  •  haveged-openrc 20170927-1
  •  hdparm 9.58-1
  •  hdparm-openrc 20170927-1
  •  hicolor-icon-theme 0.17-1
  •  hspell 1.4-1
  •  hunspell 1.7.0-1
  •  hunspell-en_US 2018.04.16-5
  •  hwids 20180917-1
  •  hyphen 2.8.8-2
  •  iana-etc 20180913-1
  •  icedove 1:52.7.0-5
  •  icedove-l10n-es-es 1:52.7.0-1
  •  icedove-l10n-fr 1:52.7.0-1
  •  icedove-l10n-gl 1:52.7.0-1
  •  icedove-l10n-it 1:52.7.0-1
  •  icedove-l10n-pl 1:52.7.0-1
  •  icedove-l10n-pt-br 1:52.7.0-1
  •  iceweasel 1:61.0.2-1.parabola4
  •  iceweasel-l10n-eo 1:61.0.2-1
  •  iceweasel-l10n-es-es 1:61.0.2-1
  •  iceweasel-l10n-fr 1:61.0.2-1
  •  iceweasel-l10n-gl 1:61.0.2-1
  •  iceweasel-l10n-it 1:61.0.2-1
  •  iceweasel-l10n-pl 1:61.0.2-1
  •  iceweasel-l10n-pt-br 1:61.0.2-1
  •  icu 63.1-2
  •  ijs 0.35-2
  •  imlib2 1.5.1-1
  •  inetutils 1.9.4-6
  •  inetutils-openrc 20170927-3
  •  iproute2 4.19.0-1
  •  iptables 1:1.8.2-1
  •  iputils 20180629.f6aac8d-2
  •  irssi 1.1.1-2
  •  iso-codes 4.1-1
  •  iw 4.14-1
  •  jack 0.125.0-5
  •  jansson 2.11-1
  •  jasper 2.0.14-1
  •  jbig2dec 0.15-1
  •  jfsutils 1.1.15-6
  •  js52 52.9.0-1
  •  json-c 0.13.1-2
  •  json-glib 1.4.4-1
  •  kbd 2.0.4-2
  •  keyutils 1.6-1
  •  kmod 25-1
  •  kmod-openrc 1:20170228-1
  •  krb5 1.16.1-1
  •  lame 3.100-2
  •  lasem 0.4.3-3
  •  lcms2 2.9-1
  •  ldb 1:1.4.3-1
  •  ldns 1.7.0-4
  •  leafpad 0.8.18.1-8
  •  less 530-1
  •  lftp 4.8.4-2
  •  libaio 0.3.111-2
  •  libantlr3c 3.5.2-2
  •  libarchive 3.3.3-1
  •  libass 0.14.0-1
  •  libassuan 2.5.2-1
  •  libasyncns 0.8+3+g68cd5af-2
  •  libatasmart 0.19-4
  •  libatomic_ops 7.6.8-1
  •  libavc1394 0.5.4-3
  •  libblockdev 2.20-1
  •  libbluray 1.0.2-2
  •  libbsd 0.9.1-1
  •  libbytesize 1.4-1
  •  libcaca 0.99.beta19-2
  •  libcanberra 0.30+2+gc0620e4-2
  •  libcap 2.26-1
  •  libcap-ng 0.7.9-1
  •  libcddb 1.3.2-5
  •  libcdio 2.0.0-1
  •  libcdio-paranoia 10.2+0.94+2-2
  •  libconfig 1.7.2-1
  •  libcroco 0.6.12+4+g9ad7287-2
  •  libcups 2.2.10-1
  •  libdaemon 0.14-4
  •  libdatrie 0.2.12-1
  •  libdbi 0.9.0-3
  •  libdrm 2.4.96-1
  •  libdv 1.0.0-7
  •  libdvdnav 6.0.0-1
  •  libdvdread 6.0.0-1
  •  libedit 20180525_3.1-1
  •  libelf 0.175-1
  •  libelogind 238.1.0-2.1
  •  libepoxy 1.5.3-1
  •  libevdev 1.6.0-1
  •  libevent 2.1.8-2
  •  libexif 0.6.21-3
  •  libffi 3.2.1-3
  •  libfm 1.3.0.2-1
  •  libfm-extra 1.3.0.2-1
  •  libfm-gtk2 1.3.0.2-1
  •  libfontenc 1.1.3-2
  •  libgadu 1.12.2-6
  •  libgcrypt 1.8.4-1
  •  libgksu 2.0.12-8.parabola1
  •  libglade 2.6.4-6
  •  libglvnd 1.1.0-1
  •  libgnome-keyring 3.12.0-3
  •  libgpg-error 1.33-1
  •  libgphoto2 2.5.20-1
  •  libgsf 1.14.45-1
  •  libgtop 2.38.0+13+gcab8791f-1
  •  libgudev 232-1
  •  libgusb 0.3.0-1
  •  libibus 1.5.19-1
  •  libical 3.0.4-2
  •  libice 1.0.9-2
  •  libid3tag 0.15.1b-9
  •  libidn 1.35-1
  •  libidn2 2.0.5-1
  •  libiec61883 1.2.0-5
  •  libinput 1.12.4-1
  •  libjpeg-turbo 2.0.1-1
  •  libkeybinder2 0.3.1-2
  •  libksba 1.3.5-1
  •  libldap 2.4.46-2
  •  libmbim 1.16.2-1
  •  libmm-glib 1.8.2-1
  •  libmnl 1.0.4-2
  •  libmodplug 0.8.9.0-2
  •  libmtp 1.1.16-1
  •  libndp 1.7-1
  •  libnetfilter_conntrack 1.0.7-1
  •  libnewt 0.52.20-2
  •  libnfnetlink 1.0.1-3
  •  libnftnl 1.1.1-1
  •  libnghttp2 1.35.1-1
  •  libnice 0.1.14+70+gfb2f1f7-1
  •  libnl 3.4.0-1
  •  libnm 1.14.5dev+17+gba83251bb-1
  •  libnma 1.8.19dev+21+geebf7f95-1
  •  libnm-glib 1.14.5dev+17+gba83251bb-1
  •  libnm-gtk 1.8.19dev+21+geebf7f95-1
  •  libnotify 0.7.7-2
  •  libnsl 1.2.0-1
  •  libogg 1.3.3-3
  •  libomxil-bellagio 0.9.3-2
  •  libots 0.5.0-5
  •  libpaper 1.1.24-11
  •  libpcap 1.9.0-1
  •  libpciaccess 0.14-1
  •  libpgm 5.2.122-3
  •  libpipeline 1.5.0-1
  •  libpng 1.6.35-1
  •  libproxy 0.4.15-8
  •  libpsl 0.20.2-1
  •  libpulse 12.2-2
  •  libpurple 2.13.0-5
  •  libqmi 1.20.2-1
  •  libraw1394 2.1.2-2
  •  librevenge 0.0.4-2
  •  librsvg 2:2.44.10-1
  •  libsamplerate 0.1.9-2
  •  libsasl 2.1.26-13
  •  libseccomp 2.3.3-1
  •  libsecret 0.18.6-1
  •  libshout 1:2.4.1-4
  •  libsigc++ 2.10.1-1
  •  libsm 1.2.3-1
  •  libsndfile 1.0.28-2
  •  libsodium 1.0.16-1
  •  libsoup 2.64.2-1
  •  libsoxr 0.1.3-1
  •  libspectre 0.2.8-2
  •  libsrtp 1:2.2.0-1
  •  libssh 0.8.5-1
  •  libssh2 1.8.0-3
  •  libsystemd-dummy 1:1-1
  •  libtasn1 4.13-1
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Version: 2019.03.11
Rating: 4
Date: 2019-11-19
Votes: 0


Ran into similar problems as a previous poster, on both the CLI and graphical installer for this version. Some aspect(s) of the ISO package/documentation/maintenance of PGP keys is not up-to-date, and mandates perusing old forum posts and outdated help pages in the wiki. I only got things to work after installing Arch and downgrading everything to Parabola - downside is no choice to the init system. For a FSF distribution, works as expected with the benefits/drawbacks of the "Arch way".

Smaller distributions live or die by adoption, and the support for this one isn't quite what I would've liked it to be. If it goes more smoothly for you/if you install Parabola when packages are better maintained, the result might be more worthwhile.


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Version: 2019.03.11
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-05-20
Votes: 9


An Arch derivative which definetly respects your freedom. It strongly adheres to the Free Software Distribution Guidelines (FSDG).

There are no features missing compared to Arch.


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Version: 2018.12.22
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-01-21
Votes: 17


Great distro. All the power of Arch, but you can stay away from systemd since there is an OpenRC version, a portion AUR merged into the base group so you won't have to use an AUR helper on top of pacman anymore, fully free as in freedom.
It's also very useful how the flagship browser is IceCat, which for once is in the official repos. So no more headaches from having to choose between user.js on Firefox or having to compile Ungoogled-Chromium/Iridium/IceCat from AUR, when you want a non-spyware web browser.




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