Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sat 4th Nov 2006 21:15 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Linux The FSF recently announced the release of gNewSense 1.0 in a press release. gNewSense is a free software GNU/Linux distribution created by two Irish free software advocates, Brian Brazil and Paul O'Malley, and is based on the Ubuntu and Debian distributions.
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Non free?
by brewmastre on Mon 6th Nov 2006 13:41 UTC
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I understand the fundamentals of free software, but I'm afraid that what we are left with when you strip out the 'Binary Blobs' is a less than functional OS. There are others out there that refuse to you binary blobs like OpenBSD, but they do it to control the security and stability of their OS. It just seems like if we dont use some non free software of kernel modules, we will always be reverse engineering software and Linux will always be behind the curve.

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