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Gobuntu: A Truly Free Linux Distro or a Free Drivers Experiment?

Nov 10, 2007, 13:00 (3 Talkback[s])
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"'It has nothing whatsoever to do with Freedom,' argues one of Gobuntu's contributors. The contributor, Keith G. Robertson-Turner, is a longtime, passionate advocate of free software. Before joining Gobuntu, he was among the first package maintainers on the Fedora project. Yet recently he opted to leave the Gobuntu project after what he sees as continued disappointment.

"'In fact, [Mark] Shuttleworth has just confirmed on-list that his only interest is the kernel (i.e., disable as much of the contentious drivers as possible)... and see what still works,' he continues..."

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