Serving freely distributable files with FTP since 1990

Linux was released to the world from here 17.9.1991

Shortcuts to some of the current content in our archive


Centos, Debian, Fedora, Kernel, Knoppix, Lubuntu, OpenSuse, RedHat, Scientific, Slackware, Ubuntu


Bsd 4.3, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD


CPAN: The Comprehensive Perl Archive Network, Cygwin, EPEL, GNU software, Qt, Sourceware


Ghostscript, Gimp, KDE, Libre Office, Open Office

Networking & communications

Apache, Cups, Bind, Elm, Kermit, Rsync, Samba, Squid


1600-luvun maakirjakartat, bioscience mirrors at, Chipster, Elmer - CSC's tool for multiphysics, Paituli, TeX

Internet information

RFCs, History of the Internet, IETF, Internet-drafts

Archived texts

Bible, Kalevala, Newsgroups, RTFM, Shakespeare

Amateur arts and science

Ham, StarWreck, Tree of Life

Browse the whole archive


The traditional file hierarchy that we have grown since 1990. It includes also many legacy files and directories that are no longer updated


Most of the available files are automatically mirrored from these sites for the benefit of finnish users. Please check the original site if you need more information than we have here.


Manually maintained shortcuts to different parts of the pub tree based on package names or keywords.

This is a FUNET service operated by CSC, the Finnish IT center for science located in Keilaranta 14, Espoo, Finland.
The local, non-mirrored, content is maintained by CSC and Finnish volunteers.
It runs on a Solaris server with dual Quad-Core Nehalem EP processors and 72GB of memory and 20TB of SAN storage.
It has a 10Gbit/s connection to the Funet backbone.
Information on privacy at CSC. More information about NIC is available in the README.FTP