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commit c5c26e0dac4e2fbc72049dd498ec3643ee7b3613
parent 8145d5d5eeaebf7cefefd45827d0aebc107e3eb2
Author: Leah Woods <info@minifree.org>
Date:   Wed, 18 May 2016 04:02:02 +0100

Add GNU note to main section of the docs

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docs/src/index.texi | 19+++++++++++++------
1 file changed, 13 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

diff --git a/docs/src/index.texi b/docs/src/index.texi @@ -5,11 +5,11 @@ @paragraphindent 0 @end ifnottex @titlepage -@title Libreboot project documentation +@title GNU Libreboot documentation @end titlepage @node Top -@top Libreboot project documentation +@top GNU Libreboot documentation @menu * Libreboot project documentation:: @@ -18,9 +18,9 @@ * How do I know what version I'm running?:: @end menu -@node Libreboot project documentation -@chapter Libreboot project documentation -@anchor{#libreboot-project-documentation} +@node GNU Libreboot documentation +@chapter GNU Libreboot documentation +@anchor{#gnu-libreboot-documentation} Information about this release can be found at @uref{release.html,release.html}. Always check @uref{http://libreboot.org,libreboot.org} for updates. @node Table of contents @@ -55,7 +55,14 @@ Information about this release can be found at @uref{release.html,release.html}. @node About the libreboot project @chapter About the libreboot project @anchor{#about-the-libreboot-project} -Libreboot originally began during December 2013, as a commercial effort by @uref{http://gluglug.org.uk/,Gluglug} to achieve @uref{https://www.fsf.org/resources/hw/endorsement/respects-your-freedom,RYF} endorsement for a modified ThinkPad X60 (the first system to ever be added to libreboot). +GNU Libreboot is a free BIOS or UEFI replacement (@uref{https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/free-sw.html,free as in freedom}); +libre @i{boot firmware} that initializes the hardware and starts a bootloader for your operating +system. +It's also an open source BIOS, but open source @uref{https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/open-source-misses-the-point.html,fails} to +promote freedom; @i{please call libreboot @strong{@uref{https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/free-sw.html,free software}}}. +Since 14 May 2016, Libreboot is part of the @uref{https://www.gnu.org/,GNU project}. + +Libreboot originally began during December 2013, as a commercial effort by the @uref{https://minifree.org/,Ministry of Freedom} to achieve @uref{https://www.fsf.org/resources/hw/endorsement/respects-your-freedom,RYF} endorsement for a modified ThinkPad X60 (the first system to ever be added to libreboot). Back then, the name @emph{libreboot} didn't exist; the project was nameless, referring to itself as a @emph{deblobbed version of coreboot}. The project named itself libreboot at some point during early 2014, and has since rapidly expanded to support more hardware and become more user-friendly.