gNewSense Distro Frees Ubuntu
Jun 02, 2008, 21:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kurt Edelbrock)
"Free software lovers can rejoice at this month's release of
gNewSense 2.0 (pronounced 'guh-new-sense'), the latest version of
the popular distribution based on Ubuntu Hardy Heron. Code-named
DeltaH, this operating system includes only software where users
have the right to run, study, adapt, redistribute, and improve all
of the software and code. To that end, gNewSense is supported and
sponsored by the Free Software Foundation (FSF). The strict
freedom-ware requirement excludes a great deal of software,
including proprietary drivers for wireless and video cards, leaving
most users with a less functional--albeit less tainted--derivative
of Ubuntu 8.04.
"gNewSense is a great alternative to Gobuntu, the
Canonical-sponsored free derivative of Ubuntu..."