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Thanks to Colin and Evan’s efforts we now have daily images of a freedom-focused flavour of Ubuntu, “Gobuntu”. This is a call for developers who are interested in pushing the limits of content and code freedom - including firmware, content, and authoring infrastructure, to join the team and help identify places where we must separate out pieces that don’t belong in Gobuntu from the standard Ubuntu builds.

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mattflaschen

6 years 52 weeks 16 hours 38 min ago

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This is consistent with Mark's

This is consistent with Mark's promise of a "Glossy GNU" version of Ubuntu, similar to the existing gNewSense project (http://gnewsense.org),

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petercruickshank

6 years 52 weeks 16 hours 26 min ago

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Although it duplicates the purpose

Although it duplicates the purpose of gnewsense, maybe having the magic Ubuntu name will be enough to make this one wildly successful. I know I'd like to have Gnash installed by default if it can replace flash for youtube.

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mattflaschen

6 years 52 weeks 3 hours 50 min ago

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Ubuntu is good at marketing, but

Ubuntu is good at marketing, but I don't think they'll publicize this heavily. Mark actually says it's primarily meant to make an easier base for gNewSense and similar distros.