[GNU/FSF Press] Press release: FSF announces release of gNewSense 1.0

Toby Smithe toby.smithe at gmail.com
Fri Nov 3 21:30:40 GMT 2006


On Fri, 2006-11-03 at 21:20 +0000, Eamonn Sullivan wrote:
> On 11/3/06, Jonathan Carter <jonathan at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> > Hi Dennis
> >
> > On Fri, 2006-11-03 at 19:06 +0100, Dennis Kaarsemaker wrote:
> > > > nuisance/nonsense/etc.
> > >
> > > It most definitely is not, I know one of the gNewSense creators quite
> > > well and he's bery proud of the project.
> >
> > I'm also quite proud of it, it will make life much easier for downstream
> > distributions who would like to base on Ubuntu, but keep it free from
> > restricted code. I think it's great that the FSF supports an Ubuntu
> > derivative :)
> 
> I currently using Ubuntu without the linux-restricted-modules package.
> I don't need it. And I already have emacs, etc. installed. Aren't I
> 99% of the way there (other than the logos), or is there more to it
> than that? Do they need to use a different kernel, for example?

Yeah... I don't think I had any non-free software installed by default.
And I only can if I choose to. Everything I have installed has source
code available.




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