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Karl Goetz 07-18-2008 11:08 PM

installer changes.
Hi all.
Does anyone know if 8.04.1 wound up having this feature? the bug report
indicates the changes have been made.

-------- Forwarded Message --------
From: Colin Watson <>
Subject: Re: Changes to Gobuntu
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2008 10:47:07 +0100

On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 09:08:36AM +0300, Markus Laire wrote:
> Jono Bacon wrote:
> > The Gobuntu development team would like to announce that after 8.04
> > release of Gobuntu, the project will aim to merge many of the Gobuntu
> > changes into mainline Ubuntu, such as our "Free Software Only"
> > installer option which only installs software considered free by the
> > Free Software Foundation's definition of software freedom. This
> > installer option now obviates the need for a separate derivative
> > project, and in the interest of reducing the workload of Ubuntu core
> > developers, the Gobuntu project will instead focus on merging as many
> > changes as possible into mainline Ubuntu.
> Will you also change the "Free Software Only" installer option to
> install free kernel?

This was always supposed to be the case, but a bug got in the way:

A set of fixes for this are now in hardy-proposed, and are likely to be
released with Ubuntu 8.04.1.

(Or, the short answer: yes.)

Colin Watson []

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