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Re: [GNU-linux-libre] dyne:bolic 3.0 beta1 - comments welcome!

From: Nicolás Reynolds
Subject: Re: [GNU-linux-libre] dyne:bolic 3.0 beta1 - comments welcome!
Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2011 12:58:15 -0300
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

El 16/06/11 09:54, Jaromil dijo:
> hi Rubén,
> On Thu, 16 Jun 2011, Rubén Rodríguez wrote:
> > > the new dyne:III - the third series of dyne:bolic development, has
> > > reached its beta status and is getting ready to go public!
> > > 
> > > if you have time please let us know about your experience with
> > 
> > I don't have much so I didn't test it in deep, but at first sight
> thanks for taking the time!
> i'll reply with some questions, consider i'm kinda new to apt and can use
> well some advice. see if anyone here has ideas and time to spare
> > * It comes with third party repositories enabled by default, including
> > ubuntu and medibuntu, which both contain many non-free packages.
> yes, i guess its fine if i just remove the repository entry then.
> i was wondering and initially started to mirror all karmic repo and then
> planned to delete packages from it, yet i have not much space on my server so
> that's not a good idea.
> > * Installing linux-image or any other kernel flavour replaces the default
> > linux-libre with the vanilla kernel, complete with firmware.
> this should also be solved by the solution above, to remove the ubuntu repo.
> no need for updates.
> > * It comes with a package called "non-free-codecs" preinstalled.
> gosh! i've used some grepping and vrms yet this was incomplete.
> would be nice to have a script that checks presence of packages, i'll produce
> this as development progresses
> > * It comes with "jockey", an utility to install proprietary drivers.
> double gosh
> > * The official repository seems to lack the source code for most of the
> > binaries on the live cd.
> i guess i need to refine my reprepro recipe to mirror sources?  going to
> check that.
> yet the main way to distribute code for d:b will be via phisical media.

Isn't there a create-libre-repo script for debian-like repos? We have
Parabola's here[0] and it depends on this blacklist format[1] :)

[1] (unfree package:free

Nicolás Reynolds,
gnu/linux user #455044

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