documenting devices that require non-free firmware on Linux

Karl Goetz karl at
Sat Mar 6 23:43:49 UTC 2010

On Fri, 5 Mar 2010 20:33:14 -0300
Felipe Sanches <juca at> wrote:

> I'd like to start documenting the devices that require non-free
> firmware in Linux. It is intended as a way to foster the development
> of free firmwares for these devices by making information more easily
> accessible and better organized. Here is a proposal of template for
> wiki pages on that topic.
> --Felipe Sanches

> =Where are the non-free firmware images made available?=
> (usually here we would want an url to the manufacturer's firmware
> download webpage)

Should we be linking to this? It seems contrary to the guidelines used
for all other projects related to gnu.

Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK5FOSS)
Debian contributor / gNewSense Maintainer
No, I won't join your social networking group
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