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Re: Fedora, meet OLPC. OLPC, meet Fedora.



On Jul  8, 2008, Greg Dekoenigsberg <gdk redhat com> wrote:

> -- the education of the world's children -- with the use of free
> software as the central component of their software strategy.


> The first opportunities are for the Fedora packagers. This work can be
> done right now, today.

Hey, can I help by keeping their kernel free from non-Free Software?

As in, any reason why they wouldn't want to use linux-libre-based
kernel packages?  AFAIK they don't even need any of the firmwares that
ship with Linus' Linux-non-libre.

I'd be quite happy to do that.  In fact, it's something that has been
in my to-do list for a while.  I installed the OLPC userland with
linux-libre for my 4-year-old daughter on her (non-X0) notebook, about
half a year ago, ninitially using Fedora non-Free kernels, more
recently with freed-ora linux-libre builds, and she has a lot of fun
(and learning :-) with it.

-- 
Alexandre Oliva         http://www.lsd.ic.unicamp.br/~oliva/
Free Software Evangelist  oliva {lsd ic unicamp br, gnu.org}
FSFLA Board Member       ¡Sé Libre! => http://www.fsfla.org/
Red Hat Compiler Engineer   aoliva {redhat com, gcc.gnu.org}


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