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[Bug-gnash] Fwd: Gnash depends on proprietary nvidia on Ubuntu

From: Manolinux
Subject: [Bug-gnash] Fwd: Gnash depends on proprietary nvidia on Ubuntu
Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2010 13:26:12 +0200

Hi, I sent this message before confirming my subscription, I hope it
does not arrive twice.


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Manolinux <address@hidden>
Date: 2010/8/23
Subject: Gnash depends on proprietary nvidia on Ubuntu
To: address@hidden


I've been looking at the different mailing lists of gnash and this is
the one I think this is the one that fits the more to post this, sorry
if I am wrong.

I am using Ubuntu, and I added the repository

deb http://www.getgnash.org/debs/ubuntu lucid main

as recommended in http://www.getgnash.org/packages/

to update my gnash to 0.8.8 version.

The problem is that those gnash packages depends on nvidia-current
package, that are the non-free nvidia drivers.

For some years, I've been using gnash to avoid Flash for its
"proprieariness", and now I am forced to use the non-free drivers.

Thank you very much.


P.S. When I review my message, it seems an unpolite or exigent
complaint, this is not my intention (English is not my native tongue).
I point this issue because because I think you want to promote free
software (or even combat proprietary one), and with the aim of

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