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[gNewSense-users] Re: gNewSense-users Digest, Vol 33, Issue 3

From: marco oliva
Subject: [gNewSense-users] Re: gNewSense-users Digest, Vol 33, Issue 3
Date: Fri, 5 Jun 2009 13:00:41 +0100
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A Friday 05 June 2009 09:54:38, address@hidden escreveu:
> Hello!
> The description of the packages envyng-core, envyng-gtk and envyng-qt
> says:
> "install the ATI or the NVIDIA driver
> EnvyNG is an application written in Python which will download the
> latest ATI or NVIDIA driver or the Legacy driver (for older cards)
> (according to the model of your card) from ATI or Nvidia's website
> and set it up for you handling dependencies (compilers, OpenGL,
> etc.) which are required in order to build and use the driver."
> So, it's only purpose in life is the installation of the non-free
> drivers from AMD/ATI and NVIDIA. The issue is somewhat similar to the
> issue with ndiswrapper, as EnvyNG is free software itself. Do you think
> that this package should be removed?
> Plamen

In my opinion, if any free software have the purpose to the installation of 
the non-free drivers, it should be removed.


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