[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

www/distros common-distros.html

From: Therese Godefroy
Subject: www/distros common-distros.html
Date: Tue, 8 Jan 2019 04:25:22 -0500 (EST)

CVSROOT:        /webcvs/www
Module name:    www
Changes by:     Therese Godefroy <th_g> 19/01/08 04:25:22

Modified files:
        distros        : common-distros.html 

Log message:
        Update the Debian entry (RT #1347988).


Index: common-distros.html
RCS file: /webcvs/www/www/distros/common-distros.html,v
retrieving revision 1.114
retrieving revision 1.115
diff -u -b -r1.114 -r1.115
--- common-distros.html 18 Dec 2018 19:55:54 -0000      1.114
+++ common-distros.html 8 Jan 2019 09:25:22 -0000       1.115
@@ -98,12 +98,11 @@
 proprietary programs.  This too is not thoroughly separated from the
 main Debian distribution.</p>
-<p>Previous releases of Debian included nonfree blobs with Linux, the
-kernel.  With the release of Debian 6.0 (&ldquo;squeeze&rdquo;) in
-February 2011, these blobs have been moved out of the main
-distribution to separate packages in the nonfree repository.  However,
-the problem partly remains: the installer in some cases recommends
-these nonfree firmware files for the peripherals on the machine.</p>
+<p>Debian is the only common non-endorsed distribution to keep nonfree
+blobs out of its main distribution. However, the problem partly remains.
+The nonfree firmware files live in Debian's nonfree repository, which
+is referenced in the documentation on debian.org, and the installer in
+some cases recommends them for the peripherals on the machine.</p>
 <p>Debian's wiki includes pages about installing nonfree firmware.</p>
 <!-- https://wiki.debian.org/ATIProprietary -->
@@ -344,7 +343,7 @@
 <p class="unprintable">Updated:
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2018/12/18 19:55:54 $
+$Date: 2019/01/08 09:25:22 $
 <!-- timestamp end -->

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]