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[Fsuk-manchester] Follow-up: MFS Meeting. Tue, 18 Feb. Discussion: Nvidi
[Fsuk-manchester] Follow-up: MFS Meeting. Tue, 18 Feb. Discussion: Nvidia contributing to Nouveau. gNewSense. LulzBot RYF Certification.
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 19:05:29 +0000
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On 12/02/14 19:48, Bob Ham wrote:
> Please feel free to forward this to those that would welcome it.
> * Event: Manchester Free Software's February Meeting
> * Date: Tuesday, 18th February 2014 (3rd Tuesday of the month)
> * Start time: 19:00
> * Finish time: 20:30 (and then on for drinks)
> * Nvidia contributing to Nouveau
> Nvidia Corporation have recently contributed patches to the free
> software Nouveau driver. This marks a massive shift in the company's
> attitude towards free software, an attitude which was previously
> criticised by Linus Torvalds through the mode of finger gestures.
While the things look good for the Tegra K1 they are not looking so good
for other parts of the nVidia family:
> * gNewSense 3.1 released
> An update to the FSF-approved GNU/Linux distribution, gNewSense has
> been released.
GUIX slides from FOSDEM which give you the idea, but the video will be
better when it is up:
Coreboot, which talked about on the Asus F2A85-M/CSM:
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