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[GNU-linux-libre] Is Kongoni Free again?

From: Alexandre Oliva
Subject: [GNU-linux-libre] Is Kongoni Free again?
Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2010 02:32:04 -0300
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Kongoni added some non-Free Software some time ago, and was rightfully
taken out of the recommended distro list for that.

I got word of a new release today

and I noticed this

  Another major modification done to Kongoni, is moving from the classic
  kernel, found at to the FSF kernel, which has removed all
  of the non-free firmware. Also removed from git repository any trace
  of non-free software and firmware. This means that there will be no
  Adobe Flash, no radeon non-free firmware, no non-free codecs and so
  on. Everything is now open source or free.

The *or* is a bit worrisome; it had better be an “and”, or drop the
“open source” altogether.

Still, the new web site points to and

I don't know who took over Kongoni, is the new maintainer on this list?

Anyhow, should Kongoni be added to the incoming distros so people keep a
close watch on it for a bit longer before adding it back to the official
list off

Alexandre Oliva, freedom fighter
You must be the change you wish to see in the world. -- Gandhi
Be Free! --   FSF Latin America board member
Free Software Evangelist      Red Hat Brazil Compiler Engineer

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