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Re: How free is your Debian system?

PostPosted: 2018-07-17 04:32
by RU55EL
Not too bad...

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russel@NUC-BR:~$ vrms

               Contrib packages installed on NUC-BR

torbrowser-launcher                 helps download and run the Tor Browser Bundle

  1 contrib packages, 0.1% of 1591 installed packages.

Re: How free is your Debian system?

PostPosted: 2018-07-17 12:23
by kingocounty
Clean bill of health here! I just purchased a new (refurbed) desktop and did my research to make sure all the hardware was FOSS compatible.

Re: How free is your Debian system?

PostPosted: 2018-07-19 18:29
by None1975
My system is completely free, vrms-compliant.

Re: How free is your Debian system?

PostPosted: 2018-07-20 00:52
by crackerjack
I only have the intel microcode installed. Seems to be necessary to have.

Re: How free is your Debian system?

PostPosted: 2018-07-20 23:17
by CwF
crackerjack wrote:I only have the intel microcode installed. Seems to be necessary to have.


...perhaps on some, or with intel video. Since I don't even have vrms installed I checked, not needed my intel E5.

Re: How free is your Debian system?

PostPosted: 2018-07-22 04:52
by dotlj
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Non-free packages installed on hostn

firmware-iwlwifi                    Binary firmware for Intel Wireless cards
intel-microcode                     Processor microcode firmware for Intel CPUs

Contrib packages installed on hostn

iucode-tool                         Intel processor microcode tool
microcode.ctl                       Intel IA32/IA64 CPU Microcode Utility (transitional pa
virtualbox                          x86 virtualization solution - base binaries
virtualbox-dkms                     x86 virtualization solution - kernel module sources fo
virtualbox-qt                       x86 virtualization solution - Qt based user interface


Can't do much about the wireless card, it is needed for travel. VirtualBox is nice.

Re: How free is your Debian system?

PostPosted: 2018-08-01 03:07
by herpygumbo
Non-free packages installed on debian

amd64-microcode Processor microcode firmware for AMD CPUs
firmware-amd-graphics Binary firmware for AMD/ATI graphics chips
firmware-linux Binary firmware for various drivers in the Linux kerne
firmware-linux-nonfree Binary firmware for various drivers in the Linux kerne
firmware-misc-nonfree Binary firmware for various drivers in the Linux kerne
intel-microcode Processor microcode firmware for Intel CPUs
rar Archiver for .rar files
steam Valve's Steam digital software delivery system

Contrib packages installed on debian

iucode-tool Intel processor microcode tool
playonlinux front-end for Wine

hey, I'm a gamer, I needs my steam.