[Mageia-discuss] Hauppauge WinTV PVR-250

Christiaan Welvaart cjw at daneel.dyndns.org
Sat Jun 4 20:17:57 CEST 2011

On Sat, 4 Jun 2011, Hoyt Duff wrote:

> And this brings up a point of having the tainted repos as "opt-in".
> This thinking comes from a philosophy of some kind of "pure" Linux
> which eschews non-free licensed software.However, some hardware can
> only be useful with non-free software and it's unrealistic to pretend
> that such hardware does not exist nor that those using such hardware
> will have the knowledge and skill to enable the tainted repo.

Additional hardware support packages are only in the 'nonfree' section 
AFAIK, not in 'tainted'.


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