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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..."

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