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Quote:
Originally Posted by Paratrooper1n0 View Post

Doubt it's a repost, I did a search as well before posting.

It is a repost: Found it in my post history.
http://www.overclock.net/t/1335562/fsf-ubuntu-spyware-what-to-do
     
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post #12 of 33
Here is the original OCN post
Edit: ninja'd

Anyways I always go to google and use site: to search OCN now as the built in search is horrific.
 
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EDIT: Not an exact repost as this has Canonical's rebuttal to RMS. So this is valid on it's own. My bad.
     
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post #14 of 33
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rookie1337 View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by Paratrooper1n0 View Post

Doubt it's a repost, I did a search as well before posting.

It is a repost: Found it in my post history.
http://www.overclock.net/t/1335562/fsf-ubuntu-spyware-what-to-do

Different stories still. One about a guy complaining about it. And another of the actual issue.
I found both a good read.
post #15 of 33
Eh, just one more pet peeve thing to change after installing ubuntu. No wonder I dropped ubuntu and went with Mint.
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post #16 of 33
Oh give me a break...big freaking deal rolleyes.gif Richard M. Stallman should instead focus his energy to promote Ubuntu, and not criticize it. It in-fact is the only viable alternative to Windows on the Linux side and also the only Linux distro that is actually making an effort into becoming mainstream on users' desktops.
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post #17 of 33
Richard Stallman is a lunatic, just saying.

You should take most of what he says with a grain of salt.
Maybe he should get back to work on that kernel/OS he was working on instead of whining about an evolving linux marketplace.

You don't see Torvalds crying about how Ubuntu has grown over the years. I'm not even sure if Torvalds even likes Ubuntu either.

Ubuntu isn't an FSF distro. It never was. Stop trying to make it into one.
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post #18 of 33
i really could care less because i dont do anything on linux that i have to worry about.
post #19 of 33
Adware not spyware.

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post #20 of 33
Still should've included an option to disable it upon installation, instead of hiding it, or a notification that it exists, like Microsoft SmartScreen does.
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