Free Software Magazine: The Free Computer (Can We Do It?)

“I’m sure like many of you out there you have experienced the
same frustrations that I have when trying to install Linux or BSD
on a laptop. We need a new approach.

“There’s always some little piece of hardware that doesn’t quite
work or some feature that is only half implemented. Nowhere is this
more obvious than when dealing with a laptop. So many laptops are
arcane mysteries in how they are constructed. Sometimes it’s just
an awful chore just to get the thing to work right. Now I
understand that some of the hardware is ‘unsupported’ on free
software; but I don’t think this is good enough…”

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