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

From: Karl Goetz
Subject: Re: [GNU-linux-libre] dyne:bolic 3.0 beta1 - comments welcome!
Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2011 11:47:24 +1000

On Thu, 16 Jun 2011 09:54:02 +0200
Jaromil <address@hidden> wrote:

> 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!

Thanks for asking for the review - its probably something we should all
be doing :)

> 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

feel free to ask with any specific questions; i'm sure between trisquel
and gns people you'll get an answer.

> > * 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.

how much space do you have?

> > * It comes with a package called "non-free-codecs" preinstalled.
> gosh! i've used some grepping and vrms yet this was incomplete.

Throw vrms in the bin; its not useful for 'our distros' (we remove it
from gNS because a free distro doesn't need its incorrect result).

> would be nice to have a script that checks presence of packages, i'll
> produce this as development progresses

making the script generic for all our distros would be hard (i'm happy
to write the debian component)

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