GNU Linux-Libre 5.0 Kernel Officially Released for Those Who Seek 100% Freedom

The GNU Linux-Libre project released today the GNU Linux-libre 5.0-gnu kernel for GNU/Linux users who are seeking 100% freedom for their personal computers.

Based on the recently released Linux 5.0 kernel series, the GNU Linux-Libre 5.0 kernel is here to offer you a Linux kernel that doesn’t contain any proprietary code as it deblobbs the new ipu3-imgu driver, removes the Eicon DIVA ISDN driver, and updates the names of several firmware included in the upstream Linux 5.0 kernel.

“Besides the usual assortment of firmware name updates, a new driver (ipu3-imgu) required disabling of blob requests, and a driver that we used to deblob (Eicon DIVA ISDN) was removed, so its cleaning up code is now gone,” said developer Alexandre Oliva in a mailing list announcementread more)

from Softpedia News / Linux https://news.softpedia.com/news/gnu-linux-libre-5-0-kernel-officially-released-for-those-who-seek-100-freedom-525172.shtml

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