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NewsForge: Review: Ututo-e, The "Only Free Distribution"

Apr 29, 2005, 04:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bruce Byfield)

" Ututo-e is a Gentoo-based distribution developed in Argentina. Of all the x86 distributions listed on DistroWatch, Ututo-e is the only distribution endorsed by the Free Software Foundation (FSF). Since he first noticed Ututo-e while visiting Argentina last August, Richard Stallman has described it as 'the only free GNU/Linux distro I know of'--an endorsement that promises to boost its user base the way that John F. Kennedy's endorsement of the James Bond books boosted their sales. In addition, the FSF hosts Ututo-e on its FTP site.

"That Ututo-e contains only free software is easy to verify. The project maintains a set of links on its news page that list all the packages included in platform-specific versions of the distribution, and also highlights its licences..."

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