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[Bug 1513589] [NEW] linux-firmware-nonfree should be removed from Xenial
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Tim Gardner
2015-11-05 19:21:47 UTC
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Public bug reported:

Provenance and licensing for the firmware files included in this package
are beyond questionable.

** Affects: linux-firmware-nonfree (Ubuntu)
Importance: Undecided
Status: New

** Affects: linux-firmware-nonfree (Ubuntu Xenial)
Importance: Undecided
Status: New

** Also affects: linux-firmware-nonfree (Ubuntu Xenial)
Importance: Undecided
Status: New
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Colin Watson
2016-04-20 11:08:02 UTC
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Removing packages from xenial:
linux-firmware-nonfree 1.16 in xenial
linux-firmware-nonfree 1.16 in xenial amd64
linux-firmware-nonfree 1.16 in xenial arm64
linux-firmware-nonfree 1.16 in xenial armhf
linux-firmware-nonfree 1.16 in xenial i386
linux-firmware-nonfree 1.16 in xenial powerpc
linux-firmware-nonfree 1.16 in xenial ppc64el
linux-firmware-nonfree 1.16 in xenial s390x
Comment: requested by ~timg-tpi; "beyond questionable" provenance and licensing; LP: #1513589
Remove [y|N]? y
1 package successfully removed.

** Changed in: linux-firmware-nonfree (Ubuntu Xenial)
Status: New => Fix Released
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themroc
2016-04-22 21:28:11 UTC
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And how should I whatch TV now?

My DVB-T stick need linux-firmware-nonfree!
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FM33
2016-04-23 17:58:50 UTC
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+1 themroc
Downloaded manually from wily (1.16). Will try it tomorrow but I'm not afraid, it should work. I experienced in the past that this package is very portable between ubuntu and even debian versions.
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