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Author: Hendrik Boom
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] Script to migrate buster desktop to beowulf v1.6
On Wed, Apr 14, 2021 at 10:16:08PM -0400, Steve Litt wrote:
> aitor said on Wed, 14 Apr 2021 22:28:59 +0200
> >Hi Steve,
> >
> >On 14/4/21 15:02, Steve Litt wrote:
> >> I think free software purist snobs drive more people back to
> >> Windows than cleanse people of their non-free ways.
> >The adversary of the fsf isn't Windows, but the propietary software in
> >general wherever it may come from.
> >In this context, whether a propietary piece of software is used in one
> >or other environment doesn't make it less propietary.
> Hi Aitor,
> Yes, but the end result of enforcing free software purism is a lot of
> those so exposed give up and install Windows. I don't blame them. A few
> times I've found it *really* hard to install when the installer just
> says "you might need nonfree drivers, but them on a thumb drive."
> Which drivers? How do I mount the thumb drive within the installation?
> In what thumb drive directory do I put them?

Exactly. I've encountered this once in a while; fortunately the Linux
installation worked without those drivers, although some less
critical pieces of hardware didn't.

> SteveT
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