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Old 04-07-2007, 05:29 AM   #1
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Why I am afraid to use Linux (some help please)


First: can I find hardware drivers to download for linux ? And if so are they compatible with all the different distributions ? I mean is a driver the same for any linux distribution or does each distribution require a different driver ?

Same question for any software program. Can I just download a general program for any general linux and know it will work on anything, debian, red hat or whatever, or does each distribution require a different download ?

This is very confusing for me.

Also Are all the distributions binary compatible (for example all those for Intel 86) or are they all different binary programs ? What is the fundamental difference between the distributions ? Are they all completely different programs ?


Sorry and thanks for any help....
 
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