being usefull for Ubuntu: vote for Ubuntu

Steve Lamb grey at
Sun Sep 16 19:46:04 UTC 2007

Derek Broughton wrote:
>> Yeah, and that's sad. All the completely free distros will still have
>> problems with the resulting laptop.

> Why?  Do you think that because Ubuntu ships with some restricted drivers,
> Lenovo will build a machine that uses them (it may...)?  Ubuntu can still
> be used to create a _completely_ free desktop environment, so your
> statement is at best unproven.

    Completely free except for any proprietary drivers needed to make the
laptop's various parts functional.  The many, many sites dedicated to linux
laptop compatibility and installation pretty much supports his statement.

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