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Re: [gNewSense-users] linux-libre .deb for AMD 64 bit

From: Quiliro Ordóñez
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] linux-libre .deb for AMD 64 bit
Date: Wed, 27 May 2009 12:24:24 -0500

2009/5/27 Leo <address@hidden>
On Wednesday 27 May 2009 11:06:47 Quiliro Ordóñez wrote:
> 2009/5/27 crap0101 <address@hidden>
> > Il giorno mer, 27/05/2009 alle 07.15 -0500, Quiliro Ordóñez ha scritto:
> > > Have a user with a Broadcom BCM 4312 802.11b/g.
> I have realized  BCM 4312 uses non-free firmware. Is it a good idea to
> install non-free firmware while I can get the owner a wireless card with a
> fully libre driver?

You can try OpenFWWF[0]; maybe you can make it work for that model. It is
never a good idea to use nonfree sofware.


Just chated with lxo from linux-libre. He said it will not work with it because linux-libre is designed to prevent from installing non-free software. And OpenFWWF was not considered yet.
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