[Dev] Asking for support for a Parabola GNU/Linux-libre mipsel port
info at freedomincluded.com
Fri Oct 28 05:09:07 GMT 2011
On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 12:33 AM, Nicolás Reynolds <fauno at kiwwwi.com.ar>wrote:
> El 27/10/11 08:06, Freedom Included dijo:
> > On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 8:44 AM, Freedom Included
> > <info at freedomincluded.com>wrote:
> > How is progress on Parabola GNU/Linux for Yeeloong?
> > Do you think it is usable by non-experts for everyday computing tasks at
> > this point?
> > If not, any idea when it will be?
> > gNewSense seems to be broken at the moment so I'm looking for an
> > FaiF GNU/Linux distro to preinstall.
> Hi! We currently have a few happy users, but our porting work is not yet
> complete, so if users need a particular software they either have to build
> by themselves or ask us to do it. But I can say there's progress everyday,
> mostly in hack state :)
> Also, this doesn't mean Parabola isn't useable at all, I for instance am
> running a quite stable XFCE desktop, and I even used the yeeloong to stream
> a conference (where I burn the audio card too, but that was another
> You can find some screenshots here.
> Is there something in particular you need? So far we have found trouble
> video playback and libreoffice build, but one of our devs did a few changes
> that will allow us to build O32 binaries where N32 results in unstable or
> unbuildable software.
> PS: vando or aurelien, can you forward my reply to Daniel?
> : Could I hardware disable it?
> : http://repo.parabolagnulinux.org/screenshots/
> Nicolás Reynolds,
> xmpp:fauno at kiwwwi.com.ar
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> "Freedom [...] is messy" ~ Eben Moglen
Sounds pretty good. Is http://wiki.parabolagnulinux.org/MIPS_Installation up
to date / working? If so I'll try an install sometime :-)
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