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Re: [opensuse] Improved performance with NVidia drivers
On 2013-09-19T10:49:20, C <smaug42@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Some distro communities complied with their demands (RH, openSUSE
etc)... others didn't (PCLOS, and from what I can tell, Debian... the
nVIDIA drivers are in the non-free repo for Debian).

The others violate the license terms of the Linux kernel. They get away
with it by being ignored and not interesting targets to sue; RHT or SUSE
would not fall through the gaps.

The NVidia drivers don't explicitly forbid it, but they are incompatible
with the Linux kernel terms.


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SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, GF: Jeff Hawn, Jennifer Guild, Felix Imendörffer, HRB
21284 (AG Nürnberg)
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