dummy packages for restricted content
dave at mudsite.com
Wed Nov 3 11:19:37 CST 2004
I would be willing to maintain it. I assume the packages would go into
universal. As for the licensing, from what I understand, we can not package
the actual files. What would have to be done is have the deb download and
install them from the respected vendors website, be it nvidia, java, or
eclipse. And then unpack and place in respective locations.
On 11/3/04 10:45 AM, "Sascha Morr" <ml at sturmkind.info> wrote:
> and the question again. in which repository will this kind of package go
> and who will maintain it?
> PS. NVU looks fine too *g*
>> I think that's a great idea, and should be one of the top priorities.
>> I've been thinking exactly the same thing.
>> During instalation, one of the questions should be an option to
>> install this automatically.
>> The same should be done with the nvdia driver. Someone with zero
>> command line knowledge or previous linux experience should be able to
>> install both of these without trouble.
>> Frankly, anything that we can't include for license reasons, but that
>> someone from the typical windows world would want/expect to have
>> compatibility with should be handled this way.
>> This way, we can stop making excuses for the stuff that isn't in
>> Ubuntu. (A major turnoff for new users at this point.)
>> Great idea! Can we pursue this? Please!?
>> Joe Crawford
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