FOSS hardware sources

By no means an exhaustive list but it’s a beginning…

Link (Ships from)
> *Offering*
> “Mission”

Full catalog of known hardware

“The h-node project aims at the construction of a hardware database in order to identify what devices work with a fully free operating system.” (US, Massachusetts)

Full product line

“The “Respects Your Freedom” certification program encourages the creation and sale of hardware that will do as much as possible to respect your freedom and your privacy, and will ensure that you have control over your device.” (EU, Romania)

Full product line

“Technoethical is an online shop that sells hardware compatible with operating systems that fully respect users’ freedom as defined by the GNU Project. We are based in Bucharest, Romania (European Union) and we ship worldwide.” (US, New Hampshire)

Full product line

“The company’s main objective has been to bring together the products, services, documentation, and support needed for users to confidently utilize free software operating systems.” (China, Shenzhen & Hong Kong)

Phones, laptops, SBCs and tinkering tools

“Our goal is to push the envelope and deliver Arm and RISC-V devices that you want to use and develop for. To this end, we actively work with the development community and champion end-user initiatives.” (US, Colorado)

Laptops, desktops, mini computers and servers (EU, Germany)


“At TUXEDO Computers you don’t only get individually configurable Linux No‍te‍books und PCs, but also hardware that is perfectly optimized for running Linux!”


Here’s another one, from the heart of Europe: (EU, Belgium)

The description is in Flemish, so i’ll leave it out here. (Belgium, EU)

"No Microsoft, No Apple, No Google .Your device. Not theirs."

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Entroware from the UK.
Slimbook from Spain.
ixsoft from Germany.

Edit: I forgot Starlabs also from the UK.

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Great page on Wikipedia listing wireless compatibility by chipset, free/non-free, kernel integration and more:

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1 Like (UK, London and US, Philadelphia)

Linux laptops and desktops

“We provide laptops and computers for small and medium size businesses pre-installed with Ubuntu (Linux) or Windows 10.”

Audio Interfaces

Linux Compatible Audio Interfaces – LinuxGameCast (US, Georgia)

Venn Stone of LGC has been testing audio interfaces with Linux. He also has videos of his misadventures: Interfacing Linux – LinuxGameCast

1 Like (EU, Italy)

High end ruggedized tablets (not, technically advanced rugs)

RTL 310 model ships with Ubuntu, Fedora or openSUSE

“Ruggtek’s products cover a wide range of applications, ranging from industrial automation, logistics, transport, public safety, utilities and after-sales services in the field to automotive, finance, etc. Each terminal is distinguished by its different characteristics and different application options.” (US, Massachusetts)

Acer, Asus, Dell, HP and Lenovo laptops pre-installed with Linux

“We sell to a wide range of clients, ranging from worldwide corporations and educational institutions, all the way to everyday personal Linux desktop users.”

“All of our laptops ship with the latest security fixes, the newest distribution release featuring all of the latest package and software updates.”

1 Like (UK, Essex)

Libreboot Thinkpad laptops installed with Linux

“The Ministry of Freedom sells GNU+Linux computers with the Libreboot firmware and Trisquel GNU+Linux operating system preinstalled.” (Belgium)

Linux laptops, desktops and Volla Ubuntu phones

“Free software notebooks, desktops en servers pre-installed with ubuntu+ family , Linux Mint, Elementary Os or Debian.Other Distro’s on request”

“These notebooks are modular, so other components can be inserted later, such as more RAM memory or larger hard disks.”