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Ghjnut
4th March 2009, 06:51 AM
Just a quick general question; what is the difference between free and nonfree repositiories

Jake
4th March 2009, 06:58 AM
Non-free I believe are packages that are either closed source, copyrighted, or pantented.

Free, are, well Free.

Demz
4th March 2009, 07:59 AM
Just a quick general question; what is the difference between free and nonfree repositiories

Free is FOSS stuff GPL kinda stuff,, non-free have proprietary stuff in it like Nvidia an ATI drivers

Ghjnut
9th March 2009, 11:47 PM
It was just bugging me and couldn't seem to find any clarification on the net.

Simian Man
9th March 2009, 11:54 PM
It was just bugging me and couldn't seem to find any clarification on the net.

Don't worry none of them cost money or anything :).