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Gavin Denby redhat@i...
Thu Aug 10 12:44:17 NZST 2006


Especially when one reads Intel's promise to ensure that the open  
source driver will no longer lag the Windows Drivers.

But rather both will be released simultaneously.

This is extremely good news for those us who live on laptops.

3d Graphics have been the bane of life for a long time, but Intel  
drivers mean a LOT more choice in buying a laptop for Linux use

On 10/08/2006, at 12:25 PM, Ian McDonald wrote:

> Good news for us Linux users:
> http://news.com.com/2100-7344_3-6103941.html? 
> part=rss&tag=6103941&subj=news
>
> Hopefully AMD/ATI and nvidia follow suit but don't hold your breath.
>
> This and the fact that a whole lot of wireless drivers are going into
> the latest kernel drivers signal that things are getting better for
> Linux on the desktop - especially with great distributions such as
> Ubuntu also.
> -- 
> Ian McDonald
> Web: http://wand.net.nz/~iam4
> Blog: http://imcdnzl.blogspot.com
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> Department of Computer Science
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> New Zealand
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