DesktopLinux: FSF Debuts Fully-Free Ubuntu/Debian Variant
Nov 02, 2006, 21:00 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
"The Free Software Foundation (FSF) has unveiled a new Linux
distribution, free of the proprietary software contained in most
Linuxes. gNewSense is based on Ubuntu and Debian, and offers users
'the stability of Ubuntu with the addition of freedom,' developers
Brian Brazil and Paul O'Malley said.
"'From a philosophical perspective we wanted to create a
GNU/Linux distribution where the user has access to all the sources
for all software on the system. This includes everything from the
heart of the kernel through to the everyday desktop applications,'
Brazil and O'Malley stated..."