"fonts-ubuntu" package is marked as non-free

Bug #1754804 reported by Danial Behzadi on 2018-03-10
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Ubuntu Font Family
fonts-ubuntu (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

When using vrms, it shows fonts-ubuntu package (and ttf-ubuntu-font-family) as a non-free package.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
Package: fonts-ubuntu 0.83-2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.15.0-10.11-generic 4.15.3
Uname: Linux 4.15.0-10-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.8-0ubuntu10
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: ubuntu:GNOME
Date: Sat Mar 10 09:16:29 2018

InstallationDate: Installed on 2018-02-15 (22 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS "Bionic Beaver" - Alpha amd64 (20180214)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: fonts-ubuntu
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Danial Behzadi (dani.behzi) wrote :
summary: - package is marked as non-free
+ "fonts-ubuntu" package is marked as non-free
Adolfo Jayme (fitojb) wrote :

Debian doesn’t consider the Ubuntu Font Licence to be free; that’s why this package was uploaded (after all these years) to non-free.

no longer affects: vrms (Ubuntu)
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in fonts-ubuntu (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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