GPL flag for drivers

Gabor Gombas gombasg at
Tue May 15 12:53:39 PDT 2007

On Tue, May 15, 2007 at 08:03:38PM +0200, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:

> ¹ All the major proprietary software packages for Linux like Oracle
> require X to be configured, because those ISV forgot how to write CLI
> tools.

"ssh -X ...", or Xnest + your favorite remote desktop server. That's the
beuty of X: you can use GUI tools without running an X server or even
without having a video card at all. Whether you _want_ to use GUI tools
is an other matter...


     MTA SZTAKI Computer and Automation Research Institute
                Hungarian Academy of Sciences

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