Commentary: the Linux Foundation and the future of Linux
Posted by: Anonymous
on April 15, 2008 05:41 PM
Well, my Linux desktop runs just fine, thank you. And has been since 2002. Keyboards? Rodents? Wireless? No problems here. Linux Foundation? Who cares. If the suits want to have a conference to discuss their spending habits, more power to 'em. The point is, they spend their money where they see the greatest value. Just like I do. And they do their research before spending, just like I do.
If you're having a problem getting your [insert hardware here] to work, maybe instead of bitching about the kernel devs, you should purchase hardware made by open-source friendly companies, and that works with Linux. 15 minutes research on google can yield an amazingly complete and fully compatible system, even laptops. So take a little responsibility for your own system, and stop supporting proprietary manufacturers who do not give anything to the community. And most importantly, stop blaming Linux when you can't be bothered to do a little homework.