Linux Supports More Devices Than Any Other OS

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Interesting read and claim has been independently verified by somebody from Microsoft.

Greg Kroah-Hartman is a longtime developer of the Linux kernel, known for his work maintaining USB drivers as well as for packaging the SUSE kernel at Novell. O’Reilly Media recently interviewed Greg about his claim that the Linux kernel now supports more devices than any other operating system ever has, as well as why binary-only drivers are illegal, and how the kernel development process works.

=> How Linux Supports More Devices Than Any Other OS, Ever

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1 comment

  1. “I can back it up by that’s true, and it’s been independently verified by somebody from Microsoft.”

    Well with hard, verified facts like that, it “must” be true.

    What a load of unsubstantiated crap. And QUALITY is way more important to me then QUANTITY.

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