[sf-lug] Audacity brouhaha, the Flintstones meta distro
akkana at shallowsky.com
Fri Jul 9 11:23:17 PDT 2021
> Besides Bobbie S's SF-LUG post at  with the link to 'Audacity is now a
> Possible Spyware, Remove it ASAP' , there are now also at least these
> webpages concerning the current ongoing brouhaha with Muse's Audacity:
One thing I haven't seen mentioned (admittedly I haven't spent a lot
of time chasing it down -- I don't edit sounds very often, so it's
not an urgent matter to me) is what the major Linux distros are doing.
- Is the audacity package that's currently in the $distro repos
- Has $distro chosen a spyware-free fork to use in future packaging?
- Do the major distros all agree on which fork to use?
My personal concern is mostly for Debian and Ubuntu, but I hope all
the distros will end up settling on the same fork.
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