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FREEEEE - 100% Free Software GNU/Linux for EeePC
Posted Oct 2, 2008 4:00 UTC (Thu) by ncm (subscriber, #165)
Posted Oct 2, 2008 15:19 UTC (Thu) by jebba (✭ supporter ✭, #4439)
Posted Oct 2, 2008 15:35 UTC (Thu) by jebba (✭ supporter ✭, #4439)
Posted Oct 2, 2008 15:49 UTC (Thu) by jebba (✭ supporter ✭, #4439)
If you have any further questions, feel free to ask here, email email@example.com, or ask at http://forums.blagblagblag.org
Posted Oct 4, 2008 16:11 UTC (Sat) by jebba (✭ supporter ✭, #4439)
Posted Oct 2, 2008 15:32 UTC (Thu) by jebba (✭ supporter ✭, #4439)
* 100% Free Software (anything that is non-free software that is included is considered a bug--if you see any non free software in there, point it out to us for removal. I know of no non-free software in there at present)
* Kernel 220.127.116.11-43.libre1.rt9, with realtime patches, -libre that removes non-free blobs, ath5k wifi, and a handful of other patches, mostly from upstream fedora
* Runs in realtime with jackd, so audio performance is as good as it gets. Even runs well with "heavy" applications like ardour. Suitable and used for live performance (would you want to get on stage with pulseaudio?!?!).
* All hardware supported on 701/900. All hardware except wifi supported on 901/1000.
* Lots of media applications like vlc, xine, mplayer, etc. Many have been rebuilt to include parts not included in upstream (e.g. mplayer compiled with jack, adding latest dirac/schroedinger support, fbdev out, etc).
* Various scripts to easily use webcam, including streaming a variety of ways.
* Snapshot of english wikipedia version, for offline reading
* wicd wifi
* lots of random scripts for use with eee
* Main GUI based on openbox, can be switched to compiz which actually works well.
* Includes the standard food like firefox, abiword, gimp, etc.
* Fast :)
In sum, if you're into media/music and have an Eee 900, this is ideal. :)
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