Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 29th Jun 2009 21:53 UTC, submitted by Moulinneuf
PC-BSD A known and usual problem with alternative operating systems is getting them on normal users' desktops. OEMs won't take you seriously until you gain massive traction, and even then your chances are still pretty low. So, iXsystems, PC-BSD's parent company, decided to take matters into its own hands, and has unveiled a PC-BSD workstation, with a PC-BSD laptop under way.
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RE[4]: Still missing nVidia x64
by sakeniwefu on Tue 30th Jun 2009 09:30 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Still missing nVidia x64"
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In the case of nVidia it's not really a bad product, it might actually be the best hardware, it's just that they enjoy mistreating their customers. Nothing they hide in the driver can be as valuable as they make it to be. If it was it would have been illegally reverse-engineered by a rival years ago as I am sure it is not beyond a single decent REer to do it.

Others, well, they don't have a good product, they don't even have a good driver, but they do make sure you won't be able to use their products even if you keep using the same version of Windows on the same computer.

Like everything in life, if you vote you will most likely lose, but if you don't vote you will lose for sure.

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