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[3]: My answer is YES
by Moulinneuf on Tue 18th Apr 2006 21:06 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: My answer is YES"
Moulinneuf
Member since:
2005-07-06

Its ready for the desktop , it as problem on some hardware component , you just have to choose the one that work with GNU/Linux.

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RE[4]: My answer is YES
by sappyvcv on Tue 18th Apr 2006 21:23 in reply to "RE[3]: My answer is YES"
sappyvcv Member since:
2005-07-06

Doesn't sound ready to me ;)

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RE[5]: My answer is YES
by ma_d on Tue 18th Apr 2006 21:26 in reply to "RE[4]: My answer is YES"
ma_d Member since:
2005-06-29

I'm surprised you can find coherent meaning in his sentence.

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RE[5]: My answer is YES
by cr8dle2grave on Tue 18th Apr 2006 21:45 in reply to "RE[4]: My answer is YES"
cr8dle2grave Member since:
2005-07-11

Is the Mac then also not-ready-for-the-desktop? After all, it supports an order of magnitude fewer components than Linux does?

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