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Linux.com: Ubuntu Says No to Non-Free Video Drivers for Feisty

Feb 14, 2007, 17:30 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Brockmeier)

"Ubuntu CTO Matt Zimmerman has announced two Ubuntu Technical Board decisions that will affect the upcoming Feisty Fawn release, due out in April of this year. For the Feisty release, proprietary video drivers are out of the default install, and the PowerPC port of Ubuntu is being downgraded to an unofficial release.

"The Ubuntu Technical Board comprises Zimmerman, Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth, and Ubuntu developers Scott James Remnant and Matthew Garrett. I chatted with Zimmerman to fill in a few details that weren't in today's announcement..."

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