|Developer||Purism (company) and community contributors|
|OS family||Linux (based on Debian)|
|Source model||Open source|
|Latest release||PureOS 9.0 / 26 September 2019|
|Kernel type||Linux kernel|
|Default user interface||GNOME|
|License||Free software licenses|
PureOS is a Linux distribution focusing on privacy and security, using the GNOME desktop environment. It is maintained by Purism for use in the company's Librem laptop computers as well as the Librem 5 smartphone.
PureOS is a Debian-based Linux distribution, merging open-source software packages from the Debian “testing” main archive using a rolling release model[needs update]. The default web browser in PureOS is called PureBrowser, a variant of Firefox focusing on privacy. The default search engine in PureBrowser is DuckDuckGo.