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Why GNU/Linux is Unmatched – and Unmatchable

http://www.h-online.com

Glyn Moody takes a look at the unstoppable momentum of GNU/Linux and why the freedoms imbued in GNU/Linux make it unmatched in hardware support

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XKCD: Surgery

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For all the people who complain about device support under Linux. :-)

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State of the GNU/Linux Desktop 2009 Part 2/4: Hardware Support

http://codingexperiments.com

As mentioned in part one of this series, despite the legendary pace of development in the Open Source community, it can be difficult to keep tabs on what is being worked on. Arguably, multimedia is just a subdivision of hardware support, another area where Free operating systems have suffered.

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Silly Linux Myths Exposed: Linux Has Great Hardware Support

http://www.linuxplanet.com

Perhaps one of the most common myths surrounding desktop Linux is the belief that modern distributions do not provide decent hardware support.
In this article, I'll not only provide what I deem to be significant evidence to the contrary, but also provide real examples of PC peripherals and hardware that work out of the box, often with little to no configuration involved.

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2009 and still in fear of using new hardware in GNU/Linux!

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

When the GNU/Linux revolution started reaching the masses, around 2000, I predicted that by 2010 there would be full vendor support for the free operating system. Well, it’s 2009, and I have to admit it — I am feeling nervous....

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10 Rocking Features in 10 Days: Better Hardware Support

http://fridge.ubuntu.com

With Ubuntu 7.10, the addition of system-config-printer has meant that the kind of auto-detection common with USB sticks and other similar kinds of hardware now comes to printers. Just plug in your printer and watch it work

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Is my hardware Linux-compatible? Find out here

http://www.linux.com

Deciding whether a particular computer is a good candidate for installing GNU/Linux can involve a nightmare of details about hardware compatibility.

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