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LXer 08-02-2008 02:50 AM

LXer: Linux-libre project meets rocky reception
 
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This year has already seen the second release of gNewSense, the completely free distribution endorsed by the Free Software Foundation (FSF), and the announcement that Ubuntu will have a free software option as part of its installation program. Now, if Alexandre Oliva, a Red Hat employee best-known as a board member of the Free Software Foundation Latin America (FSFLA), has his way, building a 100% free distribution will become easier thanks to his linux-libre project. Unfortunately, the path to freedom, he's finding, is often blocked by politics and a preference for convenience over ideals.

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rickh 08-02-2008 09:10 AM

I think there has been some talk in Debian about this kernel. I hope some major distro adopts the idea.


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