Differences With Debian

This page documents the differences between Debian squeeze and gNewSense Parkes.

This page is not complete yet. Work in progress.

Source Package

Change Type

Reason

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antlr

Modified

Removed example with non-free files.

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apt

Modified

Depends on gnewsense-archive-keyring & sources.list points to gNewSense archives.

more info

apt-setup

Modified

Modified repository layout, removed non-free and contrib.

more info

autoconf

Modified

Fixed ambiguous use of the word free.

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autoconf2.59

Modified

Fixed ambiguous use of the word free.

more info

autoconf2.64

Modified

Fixed ambiguous use of the word free.

more info

bacula

Modified

Use a free SHA-1 implementation.

more info

base-files

Modified

Branding.

more info

base-installer

Modified

Depends on gNewSense keyring.

more info

batik

Modified

Removed jar files (some of them contain non-free files) from upstream tarball. Closes #34579

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cairomm

Modified

Fixed ambiguous use of the word free.

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cdebootstrap

Modified

gNewSense Parkes support.

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cfitsio3

Modified

Fixed ambiguous use of the word free.

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choose-mirror

Modified

Set gNewSense mirrors.

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claws-mail

Modified

The reference to a non-free browser has been removed from Claws' preferences.

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db4.6

Modified

Removed non-free Mersenne Twister implementation.

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db4.7

Modified

Removed non-free Mersenne Twister implementation.

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db4.8

Modified

Removed non-free Mersenne Twister implementation.

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debian-cd

Modified

This package was modified to support gNewSense.

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debian-edu

Modified

Removed dependency on kdepasswd. (Closes: SV #39678)

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debian-installer

Modified

gNewSense specific changes & added support for Lemote Yeeloong.

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debian-installer-launcher

Modified

fix preseeding; branding

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debootstrap

Modified

Added Parkes as a suite.

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desktop-base

Modified

Added galaxia artwork & removed usplash and plymouth support.

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doc-linux

Modified

Added instructions concerning ambiguous references to non-free software.

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doc-linux-hr

Modified

Added instructions concerning ambiguous references to non-free software.

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doc-linux-it

Modified

Added instructions concerning ambiguous references to non-free software.

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doc-linux-ja

Modified

Added instructions concerning ambiguous references to non-free software.

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doc-linux-pl

Modified

Added instructions concerning ambiguous references to non-free software.

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enscript

Modified

Add license info for some AFM fonts.

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epiphany-browser

Modified

Branding.

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fop

Modified

The original HP RGB Color Space Profile is non-free. It has been replaced by an equivalent free ICM file from Argyll CMS.

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freetype

Modified

Fixed ambiguous use of the word free.

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galaxia

Added

Branding

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gdm3

Modified

Branding.

more info

glibmm2.4

Modified

Fixed ambiguous use of the word free.

more info

gnewsense-archive-keyring

Added

apt depends on this package instead of debian-archive-keyring.

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gnome-desktop

Modified

Branding.

more info

gtkmm2.4

Modified

Fixed ambiguous use of the word free.

more info

icedove

Modified

Removed recommendations for non-free add-ons.

more info

iceweasel

Modified

Don't link to non-free addons, remove references to non-free software in docs, set DuckDuckGo as default search engine.

more info

kde4libs

Modified

KHTML in gNewSense does not offer downloading plugins.

more info

kdebase

Modified

Removed links to non-free software; removed non-free parts (Artistic License).

more info

kdebase-workspace

Modified

Removed dependency on kdepasswd.

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kdenetwork

Modified

Disabled Skype plugin.

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kernel-wedge

Modified

Match deblobbed kernel.

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lensfun

Modified

Fixed ambiguous use of the word free.

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liferea

Modified

Removed non-free browsers from browser list.

more info

lintian

Modified

Branding.

more info

linux-2.6

Modified

Deblobbed

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linux-kernel-di-amd64-2.6

Modified

Match deblobbed kernel.

more info

linux-kernel-di-i386-2.6

Modified

Match deblobbed kernel.

more info

linux-latest-2.6

Modified

This package depends on the gNewSense versions of the Linux kernel (except for Loongson).

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live-build

Modified

Support gNewSense, branding.

more info

live-config

Modified

The default hostname and user full name were changed to name gNewSense instead of Debian.

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meta-gnome2

Modified

Branding.

more info

mplayer

Modified

Removed support for binary-only non-free codecs.

more info

net-retriever

Modified

Depend on gNewSense's keyring.

more info

objcryst-fox

Modified

Fixed ambiguous use of the word free.

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openoffice.org

Modified

Removed non-free scandoc.pl.

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pangomm

Modified

Fixed ambiguous use of the word free.

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perl-tk

Modified

Fixed ambiguous use of the word free.

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pkgsel

Modified

Detect mipsel laptops

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popularity-contest

Modified

Added distro name to version string

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psutils

Modified

Remove non-free Postscript files.

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python-apt

Modified

Add support for gNewSense.

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screenlets

Modified

This package was modified to reflect the correct license information for the artwork.

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sip4-qt3

Modified

Fixed ambiguous use of the word free.

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software-center

Modified

Added support for gNewSense

more info

tcl8.4

Modified

Fixed ambiguous use of the word free.

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tcl8.5

Modified

Fixed ambiguous use of the word free.

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texlive-extra

Modified

Removed non-free file and support for non-free fonts.

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tk8.4

Modified

Fixed ambiguous use of the word free.

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tk8.5

Modified

Fixed ambiguous use of the word free.

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update-manager

Modified

This package was modified to recognize gNewSense as a distribution.

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vim

Modified

Fixed ambiguous use of the word free.

more info

wmaker

Modified

Branding.

more info

xchat

Modified

Changed the default URL handler from Opera to x-www-browser.

more info

xdm

Modified

Added gnewsense.xpm - logo for gNewSense 3.0 Parkes.

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xorg-server

Modified

Fixed crash on Lemote Yeeloong

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xserver-xorg-video-siliconmotion

Modified

Add support for Lemote Yeeloong.

more info

yeeloong-base

Modified

Add support for Lemote Yeeloong.

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Documentation/3/DifferencesWithDebian (last edited 2014-02-12 14:40:20 by sddhrth)