Non-opensource drivers

Colin Watson cjwatson at
Sat Nov 25 12:29:02 GMT 2006

On Sat, Nov 25, 2006 at 12:02:01PM +0100, Jeremy Schoenhaar wrote:
> In response to the idea of installing non-opensource Nvidia/ati drivers
> by default. I can understand both sides of the arguement on this. Why
> not make this an option for the user. Add a dialog for the user ASKING
> weather or not he wants to do this, and explaining Pros and Cons ( Pro:
> improved 3d support, Con: is not opensource and will taint the kernel ).

Somebody suggested this in, and I think it's a good
idea; I intend to include it under an "Advanced Options..." button or
similar in Ubiquity.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at]

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