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Sunday, September 13, 2009

VRMS meme: how much non-free software are you running?

Over at Planet Ubuntu there is a meme running around VRMS (Virtual Richard M. Stallman, brilliant name!) which finds non-free software on your desktop. I uninstalled Sun's Java6, for which there is the OpenJDK6 alternative.

These are my current results:
Non-free packages installed on egonw-laptop

fglrx-modaliases          Identifiers supported by the ATI graphics driver
linux-generic             Complete Generic Linux kernel
linux-restricted-modules- Non-free Linux 2.6.28 modules helper script
linux-restricted-modules- Restricted Linux modules for generic kernels
skype                     Skype - Take a deep breath
sun-java5-bin             Sun Java(TM) Runtime Environment (JRE) 5.0 (architectu
sun-java5-demo            Sun Java(TM) Development Kit (JDK) 5.0 demos and examp
sun-java5-jdk             Sun Java(TM) Development Kit (JDK) 5.0
sun-java5-jre             Sun Java(TM) Runtime Environment (JRE) 5.0 (architectu

            Contrib packages installed on egonw-laptop

flashplugin-installer     Adobe Flash Player plugin installer
flashplugin-nonfree       Adobe Flash Player plugin installer (transitional pack
msttcorefonts             transitional dummy package
ttf-mscorefonts-installer Installer for Microsoft TrueType core fonts

  9 non-free packages, 0.4% of 2050 installed packages.
  4 contrib packages, 0.2% of 2050 installed packages.