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 Johann Chua on Wed 19th Apr 2006 04:00 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: My answer is YES"
Johann Chua
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2005-07-22

GNU and the FSF don't control the Linux kernel. In what way is the Linux kernel part of GNU, other than using GNU userland tools?

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