Non-free drivers (Re: Invitation to ubuntu developers)

Doug Rintoul doug_rintoul at
Thu Nov 30 22:43:11 GMT 2006

Tim Schmidt wrote:
> That concept in itself is fairly dynamic.  I'm of the opinion that so
> long as Ubuntu can install itself and get to the net with Free
> drivers, that should be enough to meet everyone's needs.  The
> installation of non-free software can be performed at that point
> (because...  you are installed, and have net access).
What do you do for those how are, um, network challenged? I know many of
those who would like to install Ubuntu on their systems but do not have
reliable internet access. How do you ensure that they are not disadvantaged?


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