27469Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Quick Ubuntu 5.10 / Latitude C600 rundown...
- Oct 20, 2005Gareth wrote:
> If Linux distributions can be placed on a scale with Maximum OpenI would add:
> Source (MOS) dists at the left hand side and 'non-commercial use only'
> dists at the right had side (i.e. propietory binaries); Xandros would
> be at the very right edge, while Suse would fall somewhere in the
> middle, kUbuntu and Red Hat a bit more towards the left, but at the
> very left edge surely would be Ubuntu with a default GNOME install - a
> more or less 100% open source operating system.
At the very left edge is the download edition of mandriva (100% open
source), while the power pack edition of mandriva is near the right edge
(download edition + ati/nvidia drivers, acroread...)
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