Ubuntu changes get worse: Now Digital Rights Management is under discussion

Ralf Mardorf info.mardorf at rocketmail.com
Fri Mar 8 23:17:34 UTC 2013

On Fri, 2013-03-08 at 22:48 +0100, Kaj Ailomaa wrote:
> From what I saw on the article at Phoronix, there's talk about adding
> support for DRM in gstreamer.

gstreamer on all distros I use became a PITA. Btw. I now have an idea
how to delete only the current .goutputstream-* junk in /home by a

[rocketmouse at archlinux ~]$
ls /run/media/rocketmouse/q/home/spinymouse/.goutputstream-*
[rocketmouse at archlinux ~]$
cat /run/media/rocketmouse/q/home/spinymouse/.goutputstream-RQOCTW

I'll delete only files with the above contend. On Arch Linux it's
easier, there those files are still empty, so I already only
delete .goutputstream-* that are exactly 0 byte small, when I start a

Btw. some weeks ago I was thinking to switch back to Thunderbird, but
Thunderbird comes with 2 commercial offers to pay for email addresses.
I'm not forced to use this offer, but it simply annoys me to be
confronted with hype. I don't know if this offer was added by Ubuntu or
by upstream, but it's a no-go for me.

I'm a Google search engine user, but I already don't like that Google
usually is included as a default search engine, for me it's ok, but IMO
it's already borderline.


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