Linked by Eugenia Loli on Tue 18th Apr 2006 17:49 UTC
Linux Efforts to bring glitzy new graphics to Linux are fueling an old conflict: Does proprietary software belong in open-source Linux? The issue involves software modules called drivers, which plug into the kernel at the heart of the open-source operating system. Drivers let software communicate with hardware such as network adapters, hard drives and video cards.
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RE: So What's the Problem?
by Moulinneuf on Tue 18th Apr 2006 21:30 UTC in reply to "So What's the Problem?"
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If you choosed hardware that was not made for GNU/Linux , you only have yourself to blame , there is no one stopping you or the vendor from making proprietary driver that connect to GNU/Linux , dont wait for it from the GPL camp ask or pay your vendor or proprietary developper for them.

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