Re: major linux problems summary 2012
On Fri, Nov 09, 2012 at 02:36:24PM +0200, Riku Voipio wrote:
> Perhaps we should stop pretending Linux runs on any random hardware, and
> tell people to buy machines with Linux pre-installed? System76 ,
> Google , Dell, HP, Acer, and others do already so.
Dell's shipping a "heavily patched" Ubuntu to cope with the issues on that
particular Dell laptop. I.e. a kernel patch for the touchpad which is not
acceptable for inclusion upstream because it sends "magic numbers" to the
touchpad. Even then it works badly.
 Might be in the eyes of the beholder.