Free Software Foundation recommends ‘completely free’ laptop




Free Software Foundation recommends ‘completely free’ laptop

The Free Software Foundation says that his appeal is finally heard for a laptop with completely free operating system and boot system. The organization has its first laptop are Respects Your Freedom certificate data. The foundation made the call in 2005.

“Finally there is a free software laptop that is supplied ready for it respects your freedom,” said Richard M. Stallman, founder and president of the FSF. The question is Gluglug X60 laptop, via the British shop is for sale from Gluglug. It is a Thinkpad X60 Lenovo furbished.

Gluglug has proprietary BIOS system replaced by a free alternative, and the laptop is running the Linux OS Ubuntu . The laptop contains relatively old hardware with an Intel Core Duo or Solo 2 Duo Yonah or Merom generation of a few years ago. There is a maximum of 3GB of memory and a 128GB SSD from. Gluglug the standard wifi adapter Thinkpad replaced with a modern Atheros Atheros 802.11n AR5B195 model. The laptop screen has a diagonal of 12.1 “and a resolution of 1024×768 pixels. The starting price of the laptop is converted 238 euros.

According to the FSF manufacturers make it difficult for developers to approach to. Free alternatives to the software present the hardware specifications the Respects Your Freedom certificate guarantees that a device running free software, that all documentation is published under a free license and that no backdoors or spyware is present, claiming the FSF.

Gluglug Thinkpad X60

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