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: What's this?
by raver31 on Tue 18th Apr 2006 22:38 UTC in reply to "What's this?"
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yeah, we owe the commercial software loads for all the bad stuff in our lovely linux....

the virus's
the spyware
the trojans

we are inundated with them on linux, but we should thank our lucky stars that the commercial software people will protect us from ourselves and our click-happy fingers.

WAIT.... hmmmmm sorry, wrong system there

can we get that LinuxH8r banned please ? he is showing symptoms of extreme retardedness

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