GNU consensus

GNU consensus is an umbrella project to facilitate coordination of free software social networking projects to encourage freedom, privacy, public space, and decentralization.


Please read the GNU consensus Manifesto. You may also refer to the ongoing work on the wiki.

When they become available, the manuals will be linked from here.

Mailing lists

Due to the nature and youth of the project, we currently provide a unique list <>. As the project evolves, more lists may appear, on specific topics.

Getting involved

Development of GNU consensus, and GNU in general, is a volunteer effort, and you can contribute. For information, please read How to help GNU. If you'd like to get involved, it's a good idea to join the discussion mailing list.

Internet Relay Chat
The GNU consensus community gathers on the Freenode IRC channel #consensus.
GNU consensus Wiki
Work in progress is available on the wiki at LibrePlanet, and reflects the ongoing conversation in the mailing list. In case of discrepancies, please refer to the official site.
Project News
Project announcements are made on the mailing list, and are also available via subscription to our ATOM feed.
For development sources, issue trackers, and other information, please see the GNU consensus project page at
GNU consensus is currently being maintained by hellekin. Please use the mailing lists for contact.


The GNU consensus may produce software: when it does, it is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Affero General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

The GNU consensus recommends participant projects to provide their source code under either the GNU Affero General Public License, or the GNU General Public License, either version 3 of each license, or (at your option) any later version.