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Re: Why does Ubuntu have all the ideas?

Michelle Konzack wrote:
> Hello Katrina,
> Am 2006-07-28 12:42:01, schrieb Katrina Jackson:
>> PS.  Hardware, Hardware, Hardware, I have to confess, if there was better
>> hardware support I think most people would be happy.  Hardware supported by
>> Ubuntu 6 months ago, should be supported by Debian by now.
> Why do you try to blame Debian for the sucking Hardware support
> which is definitifly a thing of the Kernel (Linux) which depend
> on the support of the hardware manufacturer.  If you want to
> get better hardware support, please contact the manufacturer.

Because, hardware support seems to be better in Ubutuntu than in Debian?
I've not tested it by myself, but I've heard from many people claiming
that their hardware (especially Laptop hardware) works perfectly out of
the box with Ubuntu but is a PITA to get working on Debian.

> Note:   I am using since MANY years IBM Laptops (760ED, R40,
>         T72) and I have never had problems to get it running
>         since Debian 2.2 codename Potato.

Err, thanks for this useful background info. Hope you know that IBM is
not the only company building laptops...



Bastian Venthur

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