[johns at fsf.org: Universities requiring you to use proprietary software for wireless?]

Rui Miguel Silva Seabra rms at 1407.org
Thu Nov 23 21:49:16 UTC 2006

Seg, 2006-11-20 às 19:10 +0100, Michael Kallas escreveu:
> Hi,
> > Von: Matthias Kirschner <mk at fsfe.org>
> > Gesendet: 15.11.06 13:37:23
> > Hi everybody,
> > 
> > I do not know if you also received this, but perhaps you can help to get
> > a list of universities which force people to use non-free software to
> > access the wireless network.
> University of Cologne also tells people by default to use non-free
> software (from Cisco), but they now also have a documentation [1]
> (german only) about using the free alternative vpnc.
> Best wishes
> Michael
> [1] http://www.uni-koeln.de/rrzk/netze/wlan/linux/debian/ruehmkorf.html

That also happens on e-U programmes here in Portugal.

Funnily enough, it's way simpler and less troublesome to use the fully
free vpnc package than Ciz-co-e's crap-filled binary drivers.


+ No matter how much you do, you never do enough -- unknown
+ Whatever you do will be insignificant,
| but it is very important that you do it -- Gandhi
+ So let's do it...?
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