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gNewSense Distro Frees Ubuntu

Jun 02, 2008, 21:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kurt Edelbrock)


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"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..."

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