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Re: [gNewSense-users] Next version and the Yeeloong

From: Karl Goetz
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] Next version and the Yeeloong
Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2009 09:44:48 +1030

On Fri, 23 Oct 2009 17:06:56 -0500
Christian Campos <address@hidden> wrote:

(corrected top posting)

> 2009/10/23 Jason Self <address@hidden>
> > On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 11:25 AM, Sam Geeraerts
> > <address@hidden> wrote:
> > > The next version of gNewSense is going to be based on Debian.
> >
> > Really? No more Ubuntu? Maybe it would then also be possible to make
> > use of the Debian installer (which I personally prefer, from its
> > ability to set up full drive encryption and also to install only a
> > very minimal system.) I assume that the next version of gNewSense
> > will come out after the release of Squeeze? (Just trying to find
> > the timing of things.)

> If the next version of GNewSense is going to be based on Debian, and
> the kernel for the next version of Debian is going to be based on

Not as such, GNU/kFreebsd will be an option for install, in same way
GNU/Linux is now. Debian wont be replacing Linux with kFreebsd.

> FreeBSD kernel, shall we have the first 100% free GNU/FreeBSD system?
> I am just my guess true?

Not from Debian you won't, because you'll still have all the usual
issues the FSF have with Debian.

Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK5FOSS)
Debian contributor / gNewSense Maintainer
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