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PackagesAnyBug ReportVery LowLow[remmina] impossible to connect to RDP servers after re...Unconfirmed
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remmina dev ask to inform package maintainer, here is the discussion:

https://github.com/FreeRDP/Remmina/issues/1513#issuecomment-373128671

Would be nice to update or add a patch if available

PackagesStableBug ReportVery LowLowMupen64plus acts buggyUnconfirmed
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the screen moves back and forth from left to right randomly, no matter what I do, any games any adapters do not work.

I wanted to have some fun with some old games...

Has anyone used mupen64plus successfully on hyperbola 0.2? I cannot get it to work without being completely confusing for the reasons I have mentioned and also, the glaring of the screen. Which only happens with mupen64plus...

PackagesAnyImplementation RequestVery LowLow[powerpill] add packageUnconfirmed
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Hello,

Could it be possible to add this package :

powerpill

“Pacman wrapper for faster downloads.”

https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/powerpill/

https://xyne.archlinux.ca/projects/powerpill

License : GPL

Thanks

PackagesAnyImplementation RequestVery LowLow[flacon] add packageUnconfirmed
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Hello,

Could it be possible to add this package :

flacon

“Extracts individual tracks from one big audio file containing the entire album of music and saves them as separate audio files.”

https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/flacon/

https://flacon.github.io/

License : LGPL2.1

Thanks

PackagesAnyImplementation RequestVery LowLow[gogs] add packageUnconfirmed
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Hello,

It would be great to add this package :

gogs

“Self Hosted Git Service written in Go”

https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/gogs

openrc init scripts : https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/gogs-openrc

License : GPL

Thanks

PackagesAnyImplementation RequestVery LowLow[gimagereader] add packageUnconfirmed
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Hello,

Could it be possible to add this package :

gimagereader

“A graphical frontend to tesseract-ocr”

https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/gimagereader

License : GPL3

Thanks

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[texmacs] ERROR: Unbound variable: eval-when, and not s...Unconfirmed
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texmacs 
ERROR: Unbound variable: eval-when

it cannot start

InstallationGeneralImplementation RequestVery LowLowTo make installation instructions and get use of live I...Unconfirmed
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I have installed multiple times Hyperbola, 4 times on 4 different notebooks.

What I have noticed is that the live ISO is quite huge in relation to the task that should be done. Namely. the live ISO shall at least contain some first packages, so that they do not need to be downloaded online.

Best would be if the live ISO can be copied straight and that system can run from ISO/DVD without having Internet. At least one simple graphical environment shall be included.

Further, I have noticed that there is only network instructions as HTML file.

I would rather call it installation-instructions.html to make it clear for people what it is. Or simply: INSTALL.html so that people understand what it is.

It says just network.html if I remember well.

Then there is absolutely no point or link or reference to the installation instructions.

Each time I got a network I had to go to either duckduckgo search engine or to hyperbola.info website and then I tried with lynx to find installation instructions.

It is not straight, not quite clearly in open, it is in Wiki, but that is quite hard to find.

We have to put ourselves in the shoes of those in need of free software. Millions of people need free software.

Many of us live in a developed western countries.

Yet millions of people in need of this software live in South America, Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe.

There are millions of students that could advance their study, and that could progress faster with free software.

In those countries Internet is often non-existent, universities may be located in poor network areas, Internet is being fetched by using mobile phones.

So if there is a live distribution, such shall at least contain basic software, which really can fit onto any DVD, and that as such can be copied on the computer without using Internet. Upgrades could be fetched by using Internet.

And there shall be clear reference, link or file about installation. There shall be no need to go to Internet to install the software.

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[gimp] [gegl] Module '/usr/lib/gegl-0.3/lens-correct.so...Unconfirmed
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admin→ gimp IMG_20170909_153350828.jpg
GEGL-Message: Module ‘/usr/lib/gegl-0.3/lens-correct.so’ load error: liblensfun.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
GEGL-Message: Module ‘/usr/lib/gegl-0.3/matting-levin.so’ load error: libumfpack.so.5: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

(gimp:12519): GLib-GObject-WARNING **: g_object_set_valist: object class ‘GeglConfig’ has no property named ‘cache-size’

Those are errors I get when running Gimp.

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[wireshark*] mentions non-free OSes in pacman descripti...Unconfirmed
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community/wireshark-cli 2.2.6-1
    a free network protocol analyzer for Unix/Linux and Windows - CLI version
community/wireshark-common 2.2.6-1
    Common files used by wireshark-gtk and wireshark-qt
community/wireshark-gtk 2.2.6-1
    a free network protocol analyzer for Unix/Linux and Windows - GTK frontend
community/wireshark-qt 2.2.6-1
    a free network protocol analyzer for Unix/Linux and Windows - Qt frontend

It’s better to change to a more neutral description such as “a cross-platform network protocol analyzer - CLI/GTK/Qt version”.

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[keepass] mentions non-free OSes in pacman package desc...Unconfirmed
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community/keepass 2.35-2
    A easy-to-use password manager for Windows, Linux, Mac OS X and mobile
    devices.

Better to change to something like “A cross-platform password manager supporting mobile devices”.

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[freecad] Steering users towards non-free softwareUnconfirmed
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Description: FreeCAD may be free software, yet its features are steering users towards non-free software. It is asking for Teigha File Converter which is proprietary software, and it is asking for the path in order to enable the option import/export.

Additional info:

* package version: community/freecad 0.16-9

Steps to reproduce:

After attempt to open the DWF/DXF file FreeCad is to request the Teigha File Converter which is proprietary software.

Under the menu Edit → Preferences → Import/Export → DWG, one can see the request to enter the path to Teigha File Converter.

Teigha File Converter with proprietary license

FreeCAD requesting the path to Teigha File Converter

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[libspnav] extra/libspnav 0.2.3-1, mentions "alternativ...Unconfirmed
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Description:

The description of the package need to be changed to accommodate:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html

extra/libspnav 0.2.3-1 [installed]
    Alternative to the proprietary 3Dconnexion device driver and SDK for their 3D input devices

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[classpath] meantioning "replacement to proprietary cod...Unconfirmed
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Description:

The description of the package need to be changed to accommodate:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html

community/classpath 0.99-3
    A free replacement for Sun's proprietary core Java class libraries.

My suggestion is to describe what software does, and to remove that it is free replacement for proprietary code, as it gives some kind of legitimacy to proprietary software.

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[mp3wrap] mentioning in description to be "alternative"...Unconfirmed
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Description:

The description of the package need to be changed to accommodate:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html

extra/mp3wrap 0.5-4
     Tool for wrapping mp3 files. A free independent alternative to AlbumWrap

Description is pointing to proprietary software, it should not, it shall be changed.

It is not alternative to proprietary, and description shall be changed. It gives some kind of legitimacy to proprietary software.

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[pinta] mentioning proprietary software Paint.NETUnconfirmed
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Description:

The description of the package need to be changed to accommodate:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html

community/pinta 1.6-2 [installed]
     Drawing/editing program modeled after Paint.NET. It's goal is to provide a simplified alternative to GIMP for casual users

I am not quite sure what the policy is in Hyperbola on this one. I am referring to the reference to the proprietary software Paint.NET. That is for me steering users to verify what is Paint.NET – we shall not be doing it. It should be removed from description.

I am fine if authors have in documentation something explaining how they started software project. But I am not fine in descriptions which are public and accessible on Internet to have such references to illegitimate proprietary software.

Just to clarify, the word “alternative” is just fine in this description and need not be removed.

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[breeze]: referring to assets in descriptionUnconfirmed
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Description:

The description of the package need to be changed to accommodate:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html

To refer to published works as “assets”, or “digital assets”, is even worse than calling them “content” — it presumes they have no value to society except commercial value.

extra/breeze 5.9.5-1 (plasma)
    Artwork, styles and assets for the Breeze visual style for the Plasma Desktop
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[knewstuff]: referring to assets in descriptionUnconfirmed
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Description:

The description of the package need to be changed to accommodate:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html

To refer to published works as “assets”, or “digital assets”, is even worse than calling them “content” — it presumes they have no value to society except commercial value.

extra/knewstuff 5.33.0-1 (kf5)
    Support for downloading application assets from the network

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[kpackage]: referring to assets in descriptionUnconfirmed
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Description:

The description of the package need to be changed to accommodate:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html

To refer to published works as “assets”, or “digital assets”, is even worse than calling them “content” — it presumes they have no value to society except commercial value.

extra/kpackage 5.33.0-1 (kf5)
    Framework that lets applications manage user installable packages of non-binary assets

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[openmw]: referring to assets in descriptionUnconfirmed
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Description:

The description of the package need to be changed to accommodate:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html

To refer to published works as “assets”, or “digital assets”, is even worse than calling them “content” — it presumes they have no value to society except commercial value.

community/openmw 0.41.0-3.hyperbola1
    A libre engine reimplementation for Morrowind-based role-playing games, without wizard installation support to install nonfree assets from Morrowind to run Morrowind
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[retroarch-assets-xmb]: referring to assets in descript...Unconfirmed
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Description:

The description of the package need to be changed to accommodate:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html

To refer to published works as “assets”, or “digital assets”, is even worse than calling them “content” — it presumes they have no value to society except commercial value.

community/retroarch-assets-xmb 401-1 (libretro)
    XMB menu assets for RetroArch

Why not use “elements” instead?

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[warsow-data]: referring to assets in descriptionUnconfirmed
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Description:

The description of the package need to be changed to accommodate:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html

To refer to published works as “assets”, or “digital assets”, is even worse than calling them “content” — it presumes they have no value to society except commercial value.

community/warsow-data 2.1.2-1.hyperbola2
    Free online multiplayer competitive FPS based on the Qfusion engine (data files), without nonfree assets

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[libsmf]: referring to "BSD-licensed" in descriptionUnconfirmed
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Description:

The description of the package need to be changed to accommodate:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html

The expression “BSD-style license” leads to confusion because it lumps together licenses that have important differences. For instance, the original BSD license with the advertising clause is incompatible with the GNU General Public License, but the revised BSD license is compatible with the GPL.

To avoid confusion, it is best to name the specific license in question and avoid the vague term “BSD-style.”

community/libsmf 1.3-5
    A BSD-licensed C library for handling SMF ("*.mid") files.
PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[gfbgraph]: using exclusively proprietary networkUnconfirmed
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extra/gfbgraph 0.2.3+10+gbc03c1f-1
    GLib/GObject wrapper for the Facebook Graph API

In my opinion this software is for exclusive use of proprietary network. This software shall be removed from Hyperbola.

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[kaccounts-integration]: to reconsider mentioning or di...Unconfirmed
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Description:

In my opinion, this software shall be either removed, or features disabled to access either Google or Facebook, as those are proprietary networks.

Further, using those proprietary networks is steering users towards non-free software, directly, or indirectly, as many times Javascript need to be handled that is proprietary.

extra/kaccounts-integration 17.04.0-1 (kde-applications kdenetwork)
    Small system to administer web accounts for the sites and services across the KDE desktop, including: Google, Facebook, Owncloud, IMAP, Jabber and others

See:
https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html

A free system distribution must not steer users towards obtaining any nonfree information for practical use, or encourage them to do so.

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[kaccounts-providers]: consider removing proprietary pr...Unconfirmed
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extra/kaccounts-providers 17.04.0-1 (kde-applications kdenetwork)
    Small system to administer web accounts for the sites and services across the KDE desktop, including: Google, Facebook, Owncloud, IMAP, Jabber and others

I do not see why would “Google” and “Facebook” be there on the first place. This software shall be either removed, or features to access proprietary networks disabled.

Another point is that often such access would required handling the proprietary javascript. I do not know if that is the case here.

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[grilo]: using "content" in descriptionUnconfirmed
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Description:

extra/grilo 0.3.3+3+g3104a34-1
    Framework that provides access to various sources of multimedia content

The description is vague.

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Content

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[libgpod]: using "contents" in descriptionUnconfirmed
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Description:

extra/libgpod 0.8.3-5
    A shared library to access the contents of an iPod

The description is vague.

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Content

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[qpdf]: using "Content" in descriptionUnconfirmed
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Description:

extra/qpdf 6.0.0-2
    QPDF: A Content-Preserving PDF Transformation System

The description is vague.

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Content

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[qt5-svg]: using "contents" in descriptionUnconfirmed
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Description:

extra/qt5-svg 5.8.0-1 (qt qt5) [installed]
    Classes for displaying the contents of SVG files

The description is vague.

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Content

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[webkit2gtk]: using "content" in descriptionUnconfirmed
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Description:

extra/webkit2gtk 2.16.1-3.hyperbola1 [installed]
    GTK+ Web content engine library, without geoclue2 support

The description is vague as it is using “content” in description. Why not say “elements” or something more descriptive.

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Content

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[webkitgtk]: using "content" in descriptionUnconfirmed
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Description:

extra/webkitgtk 2.4.11-6.hyperbola1
    Legacy Web content engine for GTK+ 3, without geoclue2 support

The description is vague. There is not even need to use “content” here. Web engine should be very clear. “Content” alone does not make sense.

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Content

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[drupal]: using "content" in descriptionUnconfirmed
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Description:

community/drupal 8.3.2-1
    A PHP-based content management platform

The description is vague. Content is not HTML page alone. Then even text editor could be called “content management”.

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Content

In most cases, that term really refers to a system for updating pages on a web site. For that, we recommend the term “web site revision system” (WRS).

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[xorg-xev]: mentioning "content" in descriptionsUnconfirmed
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Description:

extra/xorg-xev 1.2.2-1 (xorg-apps xorg)
    Print contents of X events

Description is vague because of the word “content”. Why not say “X events information”. At least description shall be changed which is very public. For man page I am not sure.

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Content

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[avrdude]: using "content" in descriptionUnconfirmed
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Description:

community/avrdude 1:6.3-2
    Download/upload/manipulate the ROM and EEPROM contents of AVR microcontrollers

Description is vague because of the word “content”. The word itself is fine in English language, but here it is used out of the proper context. And it is not not necessary at all. When one knows what is the abbreviation of ROM, such as Read-Only Memory, then any mentioning of contents of ROM is needless. It is enough to say: “Download/upload/manipulate the ROM and EEPROM of AVR microcontrollers”

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Content

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[arch-install-scripts]: referring to operating system i...Unconfirmed
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extra/arch-install-scripts 17-1
     Scripts to aid in installing Arch Linux

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Linux

Description is referring to operating system, and not to the kernel itself (Linux). It shall be amended.

The package name shall be changed to hyperbola-install-scripts

and references to operating system such as Hyperbola GNU/Linux-libre shall be amended.

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[asp]: referring to operating system by using only kern...Unconfirmed
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extra/asp 1-1
     Arch Linux build source file management tool

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Linux

Description is referring to operating system, and not to the kernel itself (Linux). It shall be amended.

I propose to change the name of the package and software itself to be hgsp or hsp instead asp, and that description says “Hyperbola GNU/Linux-libre build source file management tool”

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[ibus]: using name of kernel to refer to operating syst...Unconfirmed
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extra/ibus 1.5.15-1
     Next Generation Input Bus for Linux

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Linux

Description is referring to operating system, and not to the kernel itself (Linux). It shall be amended.

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[kdenlive]: refering to name of operating system by usi...Unconfirmed
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extra/kdenlive 17.04.0-1 (kde-applications kdemultimedia)
     A non-linear video editor for Linux using the MLT video framework

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Linux

Description is referring to operating system, and not to the kernel itself (Linux). It shall be amended.

Maybe it shall be GNU/Linux instead

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[ladspa]: referring to operating system by using kernel...Unconfirmed
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extra/ladspa 1.13-6 [installed]
     Linux Audio Developer's Simple Plugin API (LADSPA)

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Linux

Description is referring to operating system, and not to the kernel itself (Linux). It shall be amended.

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[libimobiledevice]: referring to operating system by us...Unconfirmed
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extra/libimobiledevice 1.2.0-6 [installed]
     Library that talks the protocols to support iPhone and iPod Touch devices on Linux

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Linux

Description is referring to operating system, and not to the kernel itself (Linux). It shall be amended.

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[libva]: referring to operating system by using kernel ...Unconfirmed
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extra/libva 1.8.1-1 [installed]
     Video Acceleration (VA) API for Linux

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Linux

Description is referring to operating system, and not to the kernel itself (Linux). It shall be amended.

I am not sure on this one.

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[nss_ldap]: referring to kernel name as operating syste...Unconfirmed
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extra/nss_ldap 265-6
     The nss_ldap module provides the means for Linux and Solaris workstations to resolve the ent ities defined in RFC 2307 from LDAP directories.

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Linux

Description is referring to operating system, and not to the kernel itself (Linux). It shall be amended.

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[tomboy]: referring to kernel name when instead it shou...Unconfirmed
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extra/tomboy 1.15.4-1
     Desktop note-taking application for Linux and Unix

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Linux

Description is referring to operating system, and not to the kernel itself (Linux). It shall be amended.

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[antiword]: referring to kernel name, when it should to...Unconfirmed
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community/antiword 0.37-6 [installed]
     A free MS Word reader for Linux and RISC OS

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Linux

Description is referring to operating system, and not to the kernel itself (Linux). It shall be amended.

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[backuppc]: referring to kernel name instead of operati...Unconfirmed
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community/backuppc 4.1.2-1
     Enterprise-grade system for backing up Linux, Windows and MacOS PCs

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Linux

Description is referring to operating system, and not to the kernel itself (Linux). It shall be amended.

Further words such as Windows and MacOS shall be removed as they steer users towards proprietary software.

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[bluez-tools]: referring to kernel name, instead to ope...Unconfirmed
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community/bluez-tools 0.2.0-1
     A set of tools to manage Bluetooth devices for Linux

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Linux

Description is referring to operating system, and not to the kernel itself (Linux). It shall be amended.

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[bsd-games]: referring to kernel name, instead of opera...Unconfirmed
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community/bsd-games 2.17-17
     Linux port of the collection of BSD command line games

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Linux

Description is referring to operating system, and not to the kernel itself (Linux). It shall be amended.

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[btchip-udev]: referring to kernel name, instead of ope...Unconfirmed
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community/btchip-udev 2-1
*    Udev rules to connect BTChip wallet to your linux box

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Linux

Description is referring to operating system, and not to the kernel itself (Linux). It shall be amended.

PackagesAnyFreedom IssueVery LowLow[checksec]: referring to kernel name, instead of operat...Unconfirmed
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community/checksec 1.7.5-1
     Tool designed to test which standard Linux OS and PaX security features are being used

See:
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Linux

Description is referring to operating system, and not to the kernel itself (Linux). It shall be amended.

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