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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That's irrelevant to the discussion. No one's going to say that Mac OSX is "not ready for the desktop" or that it "privileges politics over ease-of-use", and yet its market share is roughly the same as that of Linux.

You're confusing issues, here.

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