[ubuntu-uk] How 'Gnu' are you?

Tony Travis ajt at rri.sari.ac.uk
Sat Oct 6 17:06:12 BST 2007

andylockran wrote:
> We had some fun on Wednesday night on IRC installing "Virtual Richard Stallman" on our ubuntu boxes to see how many non-free products were installed.
> Well, as it's a friday afternoon, and people are probably looking for something to waste their time.. let's all take turns in uploading our results.
> (If you haven't got it already, just : sudo apt-get install vrms, then run vrms.
> Please append your results to the list below:
> andylockran - 15 non-free packages, 1.1% of 1381 installed packages.

Hello, Andy.

This is my desktop at home (I thought it might be useful to know what 
non-free packages people use, as well as the count :-)


iozone3                   Filesystem and Disk Benchmarking Tool
linux-restricted-modules- Non-free Linux 2.6.15 modules on AMD K7
linux-restricted-modules- Non-free Linux 2.6.15 modules helper script
picasa                    Picasa is software that helps you instantly 
find, editrar                       Archiver for .rar files
sun-java5-bin             Sun Java(TM) Runtime Environment (JRE) 5.0
sun-java5-jre             Sun Java(TM) Runtime Environment (JRE) 5.0
sun-java5-plugin          The Java(TM) Plug-in, Java SE 5.0
ttf-gentium               Gentium TrueType font

   9 non-free packages, 0.7% of 1335 installed packages.

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