[scribus] Newbie Mac User
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Sun Aug 23 23:15:27 CEST 2009
On Saturday 01 August 2009 07:19:08 pm Peter Nermander wrote:
> > The best thing about Ubuntu, IMO, is the massive ecosystem of free apps,
> > of which Scribus is just one. Maybe step (0) is: migrate to all free apps
> > on
> It should be noted that about 99% of the applications in Ubuntu comes
> from Debian. Sometimes they are crippled (because Ubuntu wants things
> to be easy). Look for example at the screen saver "3D text". In Ubuntu
> is it not possible to change the text.
> Ubuntu is, like a lot of Linux distros, based on Debian. Why? Simply
> because Debian is "the" Gnu Linux. Of all the major Linux distros,
> Debian is the only one which is fully "free" (as in freedom). That's
> why everbody use it as a base.
No, lots of people use Debian because it has a large number of packages and
its stability. It is simply not true that Debian is more "free" than others.
openSUSE, Fedora and Mandriva all have releases which are equally "free".
Both openSUSE and Fedora while started by corporate entities, have explicitly
made re-distributable "re-spins" of their distro available.
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