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    Phoronix: Linux Vendor Firmware Service Launches

    Richard Hughes announced today the Linux Vendor Firmware Service (LVFS) for hardware vendors to be able to upload their firmware files -- thus making them redistributable to fwupd users (such as with Fedora 23+) assuming they comply with the AppStream specification...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...dor-Firmware-S

  • #2
    ...and how much of that firmware will be free/libre?

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    • #3
      Probably none of it since that's not the norm for this kind of thing

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      • #4
        i don't enjoy the occasional b43fwcutter acrobatics (i just keep the extracted fw files on usb stick nowadays), so if that solution helps with that, i'd welcome it.

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