"I use Fedora Linux and will use either that or Debian. With
virtualisation I don't need to make too hard-and-fast a choice on
that. I know the arguments for and against free software and am
firmly of the opinion that I will only spend my money on this
computer's video system if there is a free software driver solution
that allows me to be both vendor-independent and able to fully
exercise all the capabilities of the hardware. I have currently a
1650 PRO board which has lots of capability but no free driver. The
experience of installing the binary blob was not either productive
or fun. I don't any longer find it fun to try to force a piece of
hardware or software to do what I want. In this case I just want to
get on with the job..."
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