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Debian Kernel Has No Proprietary Firmware

Debian developer Robert Millan is offering an alternative kernel for Debian’s Lenny free Linux distro. Unlike the standard Lenny kernel, it contains no proprietary firmware. More here

For those developers and users that are used to putting a high value on a Linux distro totally under free licensing, Millan is now making a Debian package archive available with an alternative kernel. It can go into /etc/apt/sources.list data as follows:

deb http://people.debian.org/~rmh/linux-libre lenny main

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