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

“‘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


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