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Re: How long to setup a new system?

 On Jan 30, 2008, at 1:43 AM, Kristian Erik Hermansen wrote: 

> On 1/29/08, Jarod Wilson <[hidden email]> wrote: 
>> Idealism vs. convenience is a big trade-off. Fedora sticks to the 
>> ideal that only completely free software (typically as dictated by US 
>> courts) is included in the distribution, and even pointing people at 
>> how to get something like libdvdcss is avoided, due to the fear of 
>> possible contributory infringement. Unfortunately, we repeatedly get 
>> our asses handed to us because of it, by other distributions with 
>> company headquarters well outside the jurisdiction of the US 
>> courts... ;) 
> Jarod, in all fairness, Fedora still uses bits which are restricted. 
> In fact, the only distro that I know doesn't use them is an official 
> Canonical distro labeled Gobuntu.  Do you somehow disagree with that? 
> Without some of the bits in Fedora, you would never get Linux 
> installed an working on some laptops.  This is generally a problem 
> with binary firmware.  Are you saying Fedora does not include any of 
> this firmware :-? 

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