Linked by ddc_ on Thu 2nd Feb 2012 23:22 UTC
Slackware, Slax There are different reasons people use Unix-like operating systems, including configurable, availability free of charge, powerful command line interface an many more. Some people are motivated by the moral issue: they reject non-free software. Specifically for such users Free Software Foundation developed Guidelines for Free System Distributions and created the list of absolutely free ("as in freedom") distributions. In this article we are going to look at the most recent entry on the list - Parabola GNU/Linux.
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by Risthel on Fri 3rd Feb 2012 10:02 UTC
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A half of the blacklisted packages i have installed on my pc, or old notebooks. And that's annoying call the package "your-freedom".

FSF created a meaning for the words "Free Software", calling a package "your-freedom", and denies the user the ability of use the way he wants his OS...

..why not call it "fsf-compilant-base"? It's a way more ridiculous than using your freedom and blocking all the non-free packages.

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RE: Freedom
by ricegf on Fri 3rd Feb 2012 13:29 in reply to "Freedom"
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FSF... denies the user the ability of use the way he wants his OS...

I missed the part where FSF is forcing any user to install a given package or product on his computer.

If a user chooses to install a package, isn't FSF giving him "the ability of use the way he wants his OS"?

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