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Re: [opensuse] Fw: Driver Repository for openSUSE / SuSE Linux Enterprise (nVidia)
  • From: Andreas Hanke <andreas.hanke@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 16 Sep 2006 21:23:42 +0200
  • Message-id: <450C4F3E.8030305@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Marcel Mourguiart schrieb:
> So the obvious questions is why debian can have the nvidia drivers, but
> suse can't, where is the different ...

Because Debian is everybody's darling, especially when it comes to GPL
and general freedom issues, and nobody will ever criticize it.

> or Debian is actually braking the GPL ( fsf know about this ? )

Yes, it is, and of course everybody knows this, but nobody will do
anything about it because it is "the" "free" community-based Linux distro.

> Any way, see the smartlink in suse "extra"
> http://mirrors.kernel.org/suse/i386/10.1/inst-source-extra/suse/i586/

Let's avoid confusion and make it clear: This package does not contain
any Non-GPL kernel modules.

Andreas Hanke
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