During these years we developed Freepto with the main goal of providing a ready-to-use, encrypted OS to whoever was willing to abandon proprietary OS.
For security reasons it is paramunt to keep Freepto always up-to-date. Unfortunately, this requires lot of time, and the current developer team is not able to keep up with it.
Also, some choices we took 3 years ago now show up all their limits:
Therefore, we are ending Freepto development.
We suggest to Freepto users to give a try to Tails, a live OS focused on privacy and anonimity. Read more on Tails website: https://tails.boum.org/
Freepto runs off a USB stick that you can keep in your pocket.
Freepto is encrypted and comes packed with software fine tuned for providing maximum security.
Freepto is a complete operating system based on Debian GNU/Linux, with all the software you need: office suite, graphics, audio, chat, mail, browser.
Freepto is a Linux-based operating system on USB stick. This means you can bring it with you and use any computer as it was your own. Also, data you save on the USB stick will always automatically be encrypted (i.e. nobody else will be able to access them).
The idea behind Freepto is to offer an easy way to deal with the most common needs of activists, without giving up the convenience of a traditional operating system.Read more »
Using Freepto is easy.
Just plug your USB stick into your computer, then switch it on, select the USB boot, and you're done.
You can find all the information on how to install, boot and use Freepto in the documentation.Documentation »
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Freepto is a complete operating system on a USB stick. You can use it on any computer, and you'll get all you need. It's not just a system to reort to in case of emergency: freepto is suitable for your day-to-day needs.
All the data stored on Freepto is securely encrypted with a password only you know. If you loose your USB stick, or if it is stolen, you don't need to worry your data fall into the wrong hands.
Freepto comes packed with useful software: browser, mail client, image editor… and if you need more you can install it with synaptic, exactly in the same way you would do on Debian or Ubuntu.
We tried to make Freepto as secure as possible, taking care this didn't harm user experience:
We believe that users should be able to increase their level of security when they need it and in an easy way; for this reason Freepto comes packed with a set of tools to do so:
Freepto is easy to use, Usare freepto è facile, ma è sempre utile avere della documentazione da leggere per qualsiasi necessità. Freepto comes with its own manual, che ti aiuterà a usarla nel modo migliore possibile.
We also included Crypt'r'die, a zine dedicated to practical advice about digital security: it is broken in to easy "recipes" to improve your on-line security. Take a look!
You can create your own customized version of Freepto, if you need it. You can include new software or make any change you like. Freepto is based on Debian Live Build, a set of tools that enables you to build new customized live Linux distributions based on Debian. To contribute, you can start at our repository.