RFC: Switch to Firefox and a 1.5 GB image

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at gmail.com
Tue Dec 6 17:11:06 UTC 2011

On Tue, Dec 6, 2011 at 12:02 PM, Mark Fraser
<ubuntu at mfraz.orangehome.co.uk> wrote:
> On Tuesday 06 Dec 2011 16:52:24 Mackenzie Morgan wrote:
>> On Tue, Dec 6, 2011 at 2:44 AM, LucaTringali <TRINGALINVENT at libero.it>
>> wrote:
>> > It would be illegal? But, if it's true, why I can install the same non
>> > free packages from aptitude? Wouldn't it be illegal too? I'm not talking
>> > about adding other non free tools, just deliver Kubuntu with
>> > (preinstalled) the same non-free programs you can find in aptitude.
>> Does Kubuntu's package manager not pop up a legal warning like
>> Ubuntu's does if you install the non-free and patented codecs? Ubuntu
>> tells you that you might be on legally shaky ground and asks whether
>> you're sure you want to continue when you install I think it was
>> ubuntu-restricted-extras.
> Don't think I've ever seen one when installing kubuntu-restricted-extras,
> but then I use apt-get to install packages.

This is the pop-up Ubuntu gives:

It says:
"Install unsupported and restricted software?
The use, modification and distribution of Ubuntu restricted extras is
restricted by copyright or by legal terms in some countries.
You need a working internet connection to continue.
[Cancel] [Install]"


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