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.
Permalink for comment 116224
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
choice
by jerzeejerome on Wed 19th Apr 2006 01:23 UTC
jerzeejerome
Member since:
2006-04-18

I'm for the choice. What works better. If the open source drivers work better then I'll use those. If the closed source works better then that's what's up.

Reply Score: 1