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Download of the day: gNewSense GNU/Linux Distribution

gNewSense is derived from Ubuntu Linux, and has most of the same functionality. However, it removed all the non-free blobs from distro i.e. it only ship with free and open software. It has no proprietary modules or software:

* Firmware removed from kernel in main
* Builder, a tool to produce a distribution
* Restricted removed
* Ubuntu logos replaced
* Universe enabled by default
* emacs, bsdgames, nethack and build-essential part of the default install

=> Download gNewSense Linux distribution.

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  • majickmann May 2, 2008, 1:26 pm

    The link to download is pointing to this page. Does not take you to the actual download site.


  • nixCraft May 2, 2008, 1:30 pm

    Fixed, thanks for the heads up.

  • sedlav May 2, 2008, 1:39 pm

    Invalid gNewSense link must be to this.

    one addition:
    gNewSense adopt Epiphany as deafult browser on GNOME desktop.

  • haochela May 2, 2008, 4:05 pm

    I don’t get the point of this distribution.

    How is this different than



    A new orthodox church?

  • Richard May 2, 2008, 10:06 pm

    Debian? If it only has free packages, then it’s just debian…

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