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This page is intended to make a list of providers that offer Virtual Private Servers that can run a fully free distribution of GNU/Linux. The GNU Project maintains [http://www.gnu.org/distros/ a list of distributions which match this criteria].
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= List of VPS providers that offer virtual private servers that can run a [https://www.gnu.org/distros/ free GNU/Linux distribution] =
  
To add an entry to the list, please create a new wiki page based on [[Template:VPS]]. Please name your page [[Group:VPS:Company]].
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'''Important note:''' Freedom- and security-wise it is not advised to use any virtual private server company that doesn't make use of Libreboot & a free GNU/Linux distro for your vps.
 
 
"Free BIOS" means 'Server is running with [http://www.libreboot.org/ libreboot], currently the only free as in freedom replacement for any proprietary BIOS/UEFI.
 
 
 
"Free distribution image" means 'A [http://www.gnu.org/distros/ free distribution] image is provided as one of the options when creating a new server'.
 
 
 
"Custom kernel" means 'It is possible to run a custom (free) kernel'.
 
 
 
"Upgrade possible" means 'It is possible to do a manual upgrade to a free distribution'.
 
  
 
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"thum" on freenode IRC is setting up a hosting company that runs 100% on libreboot hardware, and could provide VPS hosting.
 
"thum" on freenode IRC is setting up a hosting company that runs 100% on libreboot hardware, and could provide VPS hosting.
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== How to add a VPS provider to this list ==
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To add an entry to the list, please create a new wiki page based on [[Template:VPS]]. Please name your page [[Group:VPS:Company]].
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* "Free BIOS" means 'Server is running with [http://www.libreboot.org/ libreboot], currently the only free as in freedom replacement for any proprietary BIOS/UEFI.
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* "Free distribution image" means 'A [http://www.gnu.org/distros/ free distribution] image is provided as one of the options when creating a new server'.
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* "Custom kernel" means 'It is possible to run a custom (free) kernel'.
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* "Upgrade possible" means 'It is possible to do a manual upgrade to a free distribution'.
  
 
{{featured resource|month=October|year=2011}}
 
{{featured resource|month=October|year=2011}}

Revision as of 08:21, 4 January 2016

List of VPS providers that offer virtual private servers that can run a free GNU/Linux distribution

Important note: Freedom- and security-wise it is not advised to use any virtual private server company that doesn't make use of Libreboot & a free GNU/Linux distro for your vps.

  Company URL Free BIOS Free distribution image Custom kernel Upgrade possible? Verified on Verified by
VPS:Gandi Gandi http://gandi.net/ No No No Yes 02/21/2013 Ward
VPS:Linode Linode http://linode.com/ No No Yes Yes 10/29/2011 Ward
VPS:Prgmr Prgmr http://www.prgmr.com No

"thum" on freenode IRC is setting up a hosting company that runs 100% on libreboot hardware, and could provide VPS hosting.

How to add a VPS provider to this list

To add an entry to the list, please create a new wiki page based on Template:VPS. Please name your page Group:VPS:Company.

  • "Free BIOS" means 'Server is running with libreboot, currently the only free as in freedom replacement for any proprietary BIOS/UEFI.
  • "Free distribution image" means 'A free distribution image is provided as one of the options when creating a new server'.
  • "Custom kernel" means 'It is possible to run a custom (free) kernel'.
  • "Upgrade possible" means 'It is possible to do a manual upgrade to a free distribution'.

This page was a featured resource in October 2011.