Friends in Ireland have been working for a while now on making a 100% free software GNU+Linux distro.
The idea of making fully free distros seems to have started with UTUTO-e. Soon after, there was talk of Canonical working on "GNUbuntu", but the rumour didn’t materialise and a parallel non-Canonical project began. That was later named "gNewSense", and it hit version one-dot-oh today.
The project website is at:
And today’s press release is at:
As mentioned previously, they’re looking for more developer help, and also reviewers, documenters, and users. Do take a look.
Screenshots are here: