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: no non-free in my kernel
by sc3252 on Tue 18th Apr 2006 22:20 UTC in reply to "no non-free in my kernel"
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This is a prefect example of what you get when drivers are binnary only.

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