Richard Stallman Talks About Ubuntu

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  1. R29k

    R29k MDL GLaDOS

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  2. mimart7

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    I saw this when it mentioned quite a while ago. if you must use a Debian based distro, you can use Mint, Open Suse, etc.
     
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  3. R29k

    R29k MDL GLaDOS

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    I know I'm a bit behind the times on this, but spyware on Ubuntu is shocking. I use Mint by the way. :D
     
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    shx MDL Novice

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    Well, Richard Stallman has got a non-standard definition of spyware. Most people probably wouldn't call Ubuntu's search function spyware for it using normal ad-distribution techniques. I've yet to see a browser disabling ads and related tracking technologies by default.

    Open Suse is a Slackware variant w/ ties to RHEL. Anyways, why not use Debian itself?
     
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    R29k MDL GLaDOS

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    Which doesn't help too much since it comes with tons of closed-source software anyways :p
    But in regards to the Ubuntu spyware, I assume it doesn't come with it. You could also install the Debian Edition of Mint.