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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We at least need to have a choice!
by evilmegaman on Wed 19th Apr 2006 05:23 UTC
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Come on people, with so many linux distros, WHY must they ALL be the same! They should do what THEY want. Therefore, with so many distros, We should have distros with and distros without proprietary software. Why shouldn't they? does the liscence disallow anyone to mix different liscenced software? Afaik you could just use multiple liscences.

Come on think about it!

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egarland Member since:

WHY must they ALL be the same!

Yea! I mean.. why don't some of these Linux distributions just use a different kernel! The fact that they all use Linux just shows how little they know about making a Linux distro!


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