Shuttleworth clarifies Ubuntu’s stance on proprietary drivers

August 28, 2007

Ubuntu’s Technical Board has decided it won’t activate proprietary video drivers by default in the upcoming 7.04 Ubuntu (“Etch”) release. Some people interpreted this to mean that Ubuntu won’t include these drivers in Etch, and even that Ubuntu was backing away from proprietary drivers. Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth has clarified the situation.

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