[conspire] Kanotix -> Sidux (was: Updating the CD/DVD collection)

Daniel Gimpelevich daniel at gimpelevich.san-francisco.ca.us
Thu Feb 22 19:03:54 PST 2007

On Thu, 22 Feb 2007 17:55:16 -0800, Rick Moen wrote:

>   Just to clarify, sidux does not "fork" debian unstable, it sticks as
>   close as possible to pure debian sid, including using the same
>   repositories.

That's great news. I am so encouraged that I have added them, without even
first testing them, to the files at:

>   Hints for hardware with non-free needs:

Note that this means that on systems which make use of such hardware,
Sidux discs would make great installers, but would be relatively useless
as LiveCDs.

>   * nVidia graphics: 3d acceleration isn't possible with free drivers
>     yet, please use get-sidux-binary-gfx to fetch install scripts for
>     these cards.

By the end of the year, that might no longer be true. I trust you're
following these developments:

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