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In Fedora's vast repository a few package have been seen as offensive. As a general rule, Fedora avoids imposing itself on upstream packages. Below is a list that could be added to exclude in yum.conf
Fedora distributes thousands of packages in the repository for convenience of Fedora users. However, a few of the packages have been seen as offensive by some and would like to be avoided. To aid the process a list a list can be seen. These could be added to an exclude option in yum.conf


=Potentially Offensive Packages=
=Potentially Offensive Packages=
* Gnaughty -- An application designed to download pornography (movies and images)
* Gnaughty -- An application designed to download pornography (movies and images)
* Gestikk -- A mouse gesture program that contains swearing
* Gestikk -- A mouse gesture program that contains swearing

Revision as of 23:38, 18 October 2009

Fedora distributes thousands of packages in the repository for convenience of Fedora users. However, a few of the packages have been seen as offensive by some and would like to be avoided. To aid the process a list a list can be seen. These could be added to an exclude option in yum.conf

Potentially Offensive Packages

  • Gnaughty -- An application designed to download pornography (movies and images)
  • Gestikk -- A mouse gesture program that contains swearing