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<h2>Links to Other Free Software Sites</h2>

<p>
To help promote knowledge of free software that isn't
<a href="/philosophy/categories.html#GNUsoftware">GNU
software distributed by the FSF</a>,
we have collected the following
links to other web sites that contain free software, or is are directly
related to the issue of free software.
</p>

<p>
We do not have links to web sites of the well-known GNU/Linux
system distributions, or to the well-known BSD system
distributions, because all those sites explicitly describe,
and facilitate access to, various non-free programs.  We would
be glad to know of other free software web sites that we could
link to here.
</p>

<p> <em><span class="highlight">The FSF is not responsible for the
contents of other web sites, or how up-to-date they are.</span></em></p>


<h3 id="FreeGNULinuxDistributions">Free GNU/Linux distributions</h3>

<p>
We maintain information about <a href="/distros/distros.html"> 
fully-free GNU/Linux distributions</a>.</p>


<h3 id="OtherFreeOperatingSysyems">Other free operating systems</h3>

<p>
We maintain information about <a href="/distros/free-non-gnu-distros.html">
fully-free system distributions that are not GNU/Linux</a>.</p>


<h3 id="FreeSoftwareCollections">Collections of free software</h3>

<ul>
  <li><a href="http://www.delorie.com">DJ Delorie's site</a>.</li>
  <li><a href="http://www.emacswiki.org/cgi-bin/wiki/ElispArea">GNU href="https://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/ElispArea">GNU
       EmacsWiki: ElispArea</a></li>
  <li><a href="https://web.archive.org/web/20091208112854/http://ftp.back2roots.org/geekgadgets/">GNU
       programs for the Amiga and BeOS</a></li>
  <li><a href="/software/for-windows.html">A short list of free software
      for Microsoft Windows</a>, for the Windows user who is curious
      about free software.</li>
</ul>


<h3 id="FreeSoftwareDoc">Free software documentation</h3>

<p>
The documentation at these sites may be older than the latest
<a href="/doc/doc.html">versions distributed by GNU</a>.
</p>

<ul>
  <li><a href="http://en.flossmanuals.net/">Floss Manuals</a>, a
       collection of free manuals for free software.</li>
  <li><a href="http://www.delorie.com/gnu/docs/">GNU manuals at
       delorie.com.</a></li>
  <li><a href="http://www.mibsoftware.com/reuse/">Reuse href="http://www.rocketaware.com/orbit/Lo/">Reuse RKT</a> provides
       links to FAQs, standards and references.</li>
  <li><a href="/software/gnujdoc/gnujdoc.html">GNUjdoc</a> is a central
       archive of Japanese translations of GNU documents.</li>
</ul>


<h3 id="UnofficialGNUSites">Unofficial GNU sites</h3>

<ul>
  <li><a href="http://www.cs.pdx.edu/~trent/gnu">Trent's pages.</a></li> pages</a>.</li>
  <li><a href="http://www.gnuino.org/">A href="http://web.archive.org/web/20101223080452/http://www.visuarama.com/gnuino/gnuino.html">A Spanish
    introduction to free software.</a></li> software (archived)</a>.</li>
</ul>


<h3 id="FreeCulture">Free knowledge & free culture</h3>

<ul>
<li><a href="http://www.wikipedia.org">Wikipedia.org</a>
    - The Free Encyclopedia.</li>
<li><a href="http://www.ourproject.org">OurProject.org</a>
    - Free Software & Free Knowledge for a Free Society (mostly in
    Spanish).</li>
<li><a href="http://www.mutopiaproject.org/">Mutopia</a> - collects and
    distributes free music, and information about free music.</li>
</ul>


<h3 id="FreeSoftwareOrganizations">Organizations related to free software</h3>

<ul>
  <li><a href="http://mx.gnu.org">GNU href="http://web.archive.org/web/20160801150658/http://mx.gnu.org/">
  GNU Mexico</a> - The Mexican branch
  of the GNU Project</li>

  <li><a href="http://es.gnu.org/Página_Principal">GNU href="https://web.archive.org/web/20160306082159/http://es.gnu.org/P%C3%A1gina_Principal">
  GNU Spain</a> - The
  Spanish branch of the GNU Project</li>

  <li><a href="http://it.gnu.org">GNU href="http://web.archive.org/web/20140418145937/http://it.gnu.org/">
  GNU Italia</a> - The Italian branch
  of the GNU Project</li>

  <li><a href="http://www.fsfe.org/">FSF Europe</a>, Free Software
  Foundation Europe.</li>

  <li><a href="http://fsffrance.org/">FSF France</a>, Free Software
  Foundation France.</li>

  <li><a href="http://gnu.org.in/">FSF India</a>, Free Software
  Foundation India.</li>

  <li><a href="http://www.fsfla.org">FSF Latin America</a>, Free
  Software Foundation Latin America</li>

  <li><a href="http://www.gnusolidario.org/">GNU Solidario</a>, a
  non-profit project to help developing countries with health and
  education using free software tools</li>

  <li><!-- site down <a href="http://www.belgeler.org/"> -->Belgeler.org<!-- </a> --> (unavailable at this time)

  <li><a href="http://www.belgeler.org/">Belgeler.org</a> - A very
  comprehensive Turkish Translation project including philosophical
  writings about Free Software</li>

  <li><a href="http://www.april.org/">APRIL</a></li>

  <li><a href="http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/indprop/docs/comp/replies/appendix44_en.pdf">
  European Software
  Patent Horror Gallery</a></li>

  <li><a href="http://eupat.ffii.org/">FFII: Protecting Information
  Innovation against the Abuse of the Patent System</a></li>

  <li><a href="http://endsoftpatents.org/">End Software Patents
  campaign </a></li>

  <li><a href="http://www.plos.org/">Public Library
  of Science</a> organizes support for online public libraries of
  science.</li>

  <li><a href="http://www.opencores.org">OpenCores.Org</a> is a
  volunteer group interested in developing hardware, with a similar
  ethos to the free software movement.</li>

  <li><a href="http://www.openstreetmap.org">OpenStreetMap is a free
  editable map of the whole world. OpenStreetMap allows you to freely
  view, edit and use geographical data in a collaborative
  way.</a></li>

  <li><a href="http://www.freemodelfoundry.com/">The Free Model Foundry</a> -
  for electrical engineers, free simulation models of digital
  components.</li>

  <li><a href="http://www.crynwr.com/cgi-bin/ezmlm-cgi/0/">Archives</a>
  of the Free Software Business mailing list</li>

  <li><a href="http://www.ffii.org">Foundation for a Free
  Informational Infrastructure (FFII)</a></li>

  <li><a href="http://h2oproject.law.harvard.edu/">OpenCode (H2O)</a></li>

  <li><a href="http://freegis.org">FreeGIS Project</a></li>

  <li><a href="http://translation.sourceforge.net">Translation href="https://translationproject.org">Translation Project</a></li>

  <li><a href="http://www.ofset.org" href="https://web.archive.org/web/20150420025426/http://www.ofset.org/tiki-index.php" id="OFSET">OFSET</a> - The
  Organization for Free Software in Education and Teaching.</li>

  <li><a href="http://web.archive.org/web/20060725024828/http://www.cipsga.org.br/">
  CIPSGA [Archived Page]</a> (closed in 2010 in <a href="http://web.archive.org/web/20101007124617/http://www.cipsga.org.br/"> 
  protest against software patents</a>).</li>

  <li><a href="http://web.archive.org/web/20070110042254/http://www.plugincinema.com/plugin/plugin_cinema/pffp.htm">
  pFFP [Archived Page]</a> - The plugincinema Free Film Project promotes 
  the use of free software to make and distribute films.</li>

  <li><a href="http://www.softwarelivre.org">Free Software Project in
  Brazil</a></li>

  <li><a href="http://www.fscorsica.org">Free href="https://web.archive.org/web/20150701183307/http://www.fscorsica.org">Free Software Corsica</a>
  promotes free software and hardware that supports
  <a href="/distros/free-distros.html">free GNU/Linux distributions</a>
  in Corsica.</li>
  
  <li><a href="http://www.gnulinuxclub.org">GnuLinuxClub.org</a>,
  dedicated to the propagation and usage of GNU/Linux and Free
  Software among the general computer users community.</li>

  <li><a href="http://www.vialibre.org.ar">Fundacion via libre</a>, an
  organization which promotes sharing and development of the knowledge
  based on free software movement principles.</li>

  <li><a href="https://web.archive.org/web/20150716194823/http://www.sugarlabs.org/">Sugar Labs</a>, an
  organization set up to continue development of the Sugar desktop
  environment.</li>

  <li><a href="http://www.ffkp.se/">FFKP</a>, an organization that
  promotes free culture and software based in Sweden.</li>

  <li><a href="http://ceata.org/">Fundația Ceata</a>, Romanian foundation 
  fighting for Free Software and Free Culture.</li>

  <li><a href="https://sfconservancy.org">Software Freedom Conservancy, Inc.</a>,
  a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization incorporated in New
  York. They help promote, improve, develop, and defend Free, Libre,
  and Open Source Software (FLOSS) projects.</li>

  <li>Several companies sell <a href="companies.html">computers with
  GNU/Linux preinstalled</a>.</li>
</ul>


<h3 id="FreeSoftwareCompanies">Companies that support free software development,
    and exclusively free software development</h3>

<ul>
  <li><a href="http://www.solis.coop.br">Solis Coop</a> (in Portuguese)</li>
  <li><a href="http://www.gnat.com/">Ada Core Technologies</a></li>
  <li><a href="http://www.intevation.de/">Intevation GmbH</a></li>
  <li><a href="http://www.propus.com.br">Propus Software Livre</a> (partly 
         in Portuguese)</li>
  <li><a href="http://www.prosa.it/">PROSA</a> (partly in Italian)</li>
  <li><a href="http://josefsson.org/">Simon Josefsson Datakonsult AB</a></li>
</ul>


<h3 id="FreedomOrganizations">Organizations that work for freedom in 
computer development and electronic communications</h3>

<ul>
<li><a href="http://www.opencores.org">OpenCores</a>
    <p>The OpenCores project exists to further the aims of the Open IP Core
    definition, which has the following tenets: information on using
    the hardware must be available; the design of the hardware must be
    available; design software for hardware must be available.
    </p></li>

<li><a href="http://www.chillingeffects.org">chillingeffects.org</a> href="https://lumendatabase.org/">Lumen</a>
  <p>
  Lumen, formerly Chilling Effects Effects, is a collection point for cease and desist
  notices concerning online activity — we invite visitors to enter
  C&Ds they have received or sent.  The website collects the
  C&Ds in a searchable database and hyperlinks them to
  explanations of the legal issues.
  </p></li>

<li>The League for Programming Freedom
   <p>
   The League for Programming Freedom is an organization that
   opposes software patents and user interface copyrights.
   </p>
   <p>
   The League for Programming Freedom is inactive now.  Please join
   our <a href="http://endsoftpatents.org">End Software Patents</a>
   campaign!
   </p></li>

<li><a href="http://eff.org">Electronic Frontier Foundation</a>
   <p>EFF, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, is a non-profit, 
   non-partisan organization working in the public interest to protect 
   fundamental civil liberties, including privacy and freedom of expression, 
   in the arena of computers and the Internet.</p></li>

<li><a href="http://epic.org">Electronic Privacy Information Center</a>
    <p>EPIC is a public interest research center in Washington, D.C. It was 
   established in 1994 to focus public attention on emerging civil liberties 
   issues and to protect privacy, the First Amendment, and constitutional 
   values.</p></li>

<li><a href="http://www.cpsr.org">Computer Professionals for Social 
    Responsibility</a> (dissolved in 2013)
   <p>CPSR was a public-interest alliance of computer scientists and others 
   concerned about the impact of computer technology on society. They worked to 
   influence decisions regarding the development and use of computers 
   because those decisions have far-reaching consequences and reflect our 
   basic values and priorities.</p></li>

<li><a href="http://www.aclu.org">American Civil Liberties Union</a>
  <p>
  The American Civil Liberties Union is the nation's foremost
  advocate of individual rights — litigating, legislating, and
  educating the public on a broad array of issues affecting individual
  freedom in the United States.
  </p></li>

<li><a href="http://www.gilc.org">Global Internet LibertyCampaign</a>
  <p>
  The GILC comprises of members from American Civil
  Liberties Union, the Electronic Privacy Information Center, Human
  Rights Watch, the Internet Society, Privacy International,
  the Association des
  Utilisateurs d'Internet, and other civil liberties and human rights
  organizations. They advocate the prohibition of censorship of
  on-line communication, and insist that on-line free expression should not
  be restricted by indirect means such as excessively restrictive 
  governmental or private controls over computer hardware or software, 
  telecommunications infrastructure, or other essential components of the 
  Internet.
  </p></li>

<li><a href="http://www.efa.org.au/">Electronic Frontiers Australia</a>
    <p>Electronic Frontiers Australia Inc. (EFA) is a non-profit
    national organisation representing Internet users concerned
    with on-line freedoms and rights.
    </p></li>

<li><!-- <a href="http://www.libertadinformacion.org/"> -->Asociación por la Libertad de la Información<!-- </a> -->
    <p>An association fighting for freedom of information in Spain.</p></li>
</ul>


<h3 id="Hosting">Hosting</h3>

<p>These sites provide hosting for free software packages, focused on
source code.  We don't list other well-known hosting sites since they
have advertisements or other encouragement for proprietary software.  As
usual, contact us at <webmasters@gnu.org> if you have suggestions
for the list.</p>

<ul>
<li><a href="http://savannah.gnu.org/">Savannah</a>, a hosting site
    provided by GNU for both GNU and non-GNU packages. <a
    href="/software/devel.html">More info.</a></li>
<li><a href="http://gna.org/">Gna</a>,
<li>Gna! (discontinued), the hosting site
    provided by FSF France, with support from the French company Free.</li>
<li><a href="http://puszcza.gnu.org.ua/">Puszcza</a> (pronounced
    "push-cha"), the hosting site maintained by long-time GNU volunteer
    Sergey Poznyakoff in Ukraine.</li>
</ul>

<h3 id="FreeSoftwareNews">News about free software</h3>

<p>These sites offer updated news about GNU and other free software.</p>

<ul>
<li><a href="//www.fsf.org/free-software-supporter/">Free Software
    Supporter</a> (translated into Spanish and French).</li> 
<li><a href="http://planet.gnu.org">planet.gnu.org</a>, aggregation of
    blogs and news announcements from GNU packages.</li>
<li><a href="http://singapore.gnu.googlepages.com/press">Press/News</a>,
    free software news from a Singapore GNU users group (inactive since
    May 2009).</li>
<li><a href="http://gnuticias.es.gnu.org">GNUticias</a>, href="http://web.archive.org/web/20160913034809/http://gnuticias.es.gnu.org/">
    GNUticias</a> (in Spanish), archived news about free software and
    the GNU Project (in Spanish).</li> Project.</li>
</ul>
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