Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 1st Aug 2006 17:50 UTC, submitted by Moulinneuf
Novell and Ximian In a change of heart, Novell has ceased distributing proprietary software modules such as 3D video drivers that plug into the Linux kernel. The change came with Novell's Suse Linux Enterprise Server 10, released in July. With the move, Novell is aligning itself with the Free Software Foundation, which shuns proprietary software in general but in particular loathes proprietary modules that run as a component of the open-source Linux kernel.
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by Symgeosis on Tue 1st Aug 2006 19:35 UTC
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I don't see this development as a bad thing at all. The only thing that consistently breaks on my box happens to be the propriety drivers. This is why I stick with open source drivers now.

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