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Re: [gNewSense-users] combining gNewSense and unofficial Debian repos -

From: andrei raevsky
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] combining gNewSense and unofficial Debian repos - risky?
Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2007 16:44:00 -0500

On 2/13/07, Andrew Wigglesworth <address@hidden> wrote:

Sadly, the risk to the stability of your system is as nothing compared to the
fact that the software repository you refer to is riddled with proprietary
(non-free) malware.  Therefore, it cannot be recommended in any way.

gNewSense is a 100% Free Software operating system.  That is as in freedom of
speech, or freedom of expression.

I don't wish to be patronising, but I think it would do you good to have a
deeper look at the gNewSense website along with those at:

I understand your concerns, and I fully share them.  My intention was
to have the option to aquire those libraries which, while free, cannot
be distributed by Debian/Ubuntu/gNewSense for legal reasons, not
getting proprietary stuff.

I apologize - I should have made that clear in my first mail.

Kind regards,


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