Fwd: [GNU/FSF Press] Press release: FSF announces release of gNewSense 1.0
jgotangco at gmail.com
Sat Nov 4 01:54:51 GMT 2006
There are a couple in the default install...say for instance you have
a laptop with ipw2200 (Intel Pro Wireless), that is removed.
On 11/4/06, Toby Smithe <toby.smithe at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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