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[4]: My answer is YES
by Babi Asu on Wed 19th Apr 2006 01:02 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: My answer is YES"
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Windows does not have full drivers for Nvidia or Ati out of the box.

Either you didn't aware or were being ingorant, when you buy ATI/Nvidia card, there is also windows driver CD in the box. But for linux driver, often you must download it yourself and hack the kernel to load the driver.

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