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Old 09-04-2007, 07:17 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by Controlpanel View Post
I would like to use PCLinuxOS but I'm pretty sure that it has a lot of drivers that are patented and that means trouble if you live in the USA
Where is this coming from? First, I think you mean proprietary---ie not open-source.

In any operating system--with any SW--you only have to follow the terms of the license.

LOTS of Linux distros include proprietary components and there is nothing wrong with that unless you are a purist. Most of us just want our system to work.
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I merged your two very closely related threads into one ...
no need to tie peoples energy up in two places.



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