Omega 10 Desktop Linux

Luca Foppiano luca at
Tue Sep 30 09:27:50 UTC 2008

On Tue, 2008-09-30 at 14:26 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:

> Fedora already has different spins - xfce, kde, games, developer live cd 
> and others. I maintain a couple of them even. This is essentially 
> similar but rebranded since it used packages outside of the official 
> Fedora repository.

Spins belong to Fedora, maintains the same policy and the same rules.
AFAIK Omega ship proprietary codec and non-free packages. is this true?
If yes, I don't think official fedora spins ship that packages.

> I never used the term "Fedora based" in my announcements.

Is this phrase not the same? 
"Omega is a desktop/mobile Linux distribution that is 
based upon Fedora but includes packages from the Livna RPM repository."

I'm trying to understand if and what are the advantages to have another

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