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Re: Debian Stretch new user report (vs Linux Mint)




Andrey Rahmatullin <wrar@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> On Mon, Dec 04, 2017 at 10:34:05AM -0800, Russ Allbery wrote:

>> For the discoverability, I would be quite comfortable with putting both
>> the free and the non-free download links prominantly on the page with
>> the non-free link going to or closely tied with a page that discusses
>> the issues, explains why we have this installer even though we don't
>> really want to, and maybe links to the FSF Respects Your Freedom pages
>> to suggest a hardware alternative.

> There are alternatives?

There are a few vendors who produce hardware with free firmware and try to
get rid of as much non-free code as possible.  The actual processors for
Intel-class systems still have issues, but it's a lot closer, and some of
those systems are ARM.

https://www.fsf.org/resources/hw/endorsement/respects-your-freedom

(Warning: The FSF is doing a membership drive with annoying pop-up
Javascript right now, for those who don't have Javascript disabled.)

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Russ Allbery (rra@xxxxxxxxxx)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>