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Computer makers push device builders for Linux-compatible hardware

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 208.47.135.227] on May 02, 2008 10:00 PM
I've always assumed any device I buy will just work in Linux. It has led to a couple times of hair pulling frustration. Most of the time I find a good driver with a little bit of googling and linux know how.(lspci, lsusb) I've been lucky for the most part the biggest mistake was the Creative X-Fi that only recently had drivers for it. What is really awesome is a new distro of linux has more drivers already there versus a Fresh windows install. Windows even vista has some catching up to do.

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