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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
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=
==Offensive Language==
While Fedora does not encourage offensive language in packages it does condone it
* Gestikk -- A mouse gesture program that contains swearing
 
==Pornographic==
Fedora does not allow the direct packaging of pornographic material but does condone software used for such purposes
* 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
 
==Religious==
Packages religious in nature are sometimes viewed as offensive by other groups.
===Bible===
* bibletime
* kio_sword
* sword
* xiphos
===Islamic===
* minbar
* libitl

Revision as of 01:43, 19 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

Offensive Language

While Fedora does not encourage offensive language in packages it does condone it

  • Gestikk -- A mouse gesture program that contains swearing

Pornographic

Fedora does not allow the direct packaging of pornographic material but does condone software used for such purposes

  • Gnaughty -- An application designed to download pornography (movies and images)

Religious

Packages religious in nature are sometimes viewed as offensive by other groups.

Bible

  • bibletime
  • kio_sword
  • sword
  • xiphos

Islamic

  • minbar
  • libitl