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[7]: My answer is YES
by ma_d on Wed 19th Apr 2006 02:07 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: My answer is YES"
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So does Linux if you buy from a vendor:

Could you provide another objective measure for which to judge desktop ready?
Maybe it has to have a supported web cam?

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