[Assist] wireless drivers
khoi at member.fsf.org
Sun Dec 28 17:52:35 GMT 2014
I've seen it mentioned by lots of people on the triquel forums.
If you can confirm that it's actually not true, then I'll try to get my
wifi card replaced :)
On Sun, Dec 28, 2014 at 11:45:40AM -0600, Jorge Araya Navarro wrote:
>I don't think such thing is even true...
>Binh-Khoi Nguyen writes:
>> I heard that sometimes the manufacturer blacklists wifi cards, allowing
>> you to only replace a wifi card with another one from the same
>> manufacturer. Is that true? How do you check whether it's the case for
>> your laptop?
>> On Sat, Dec 27, 2014 at 01:46:31PM -0600, Jorge Araya Navarro wrote:
>>>> This seems odd to me. Doesn't freedom suggest I get to choose exceptions
>>>> or to use my laptop away from a wired internet connection?
>>>Well, no, freedom is the right to do what we ought. That kind of freedom you talk about is a misconception of
>>>what freedom actually is.
>>>You could get a new wifi card that works with free drivers, take a look here and be sure that is a piece of
>>>hardware compatible with you laptop's socket (for laptops it is usual that the card is a mini-PCI, but should
>>>check first your actual wifi card)
>>>I did this for my old laptop.
>>>Pax et bonum.
>>>Jorge Araya Navarro.
>>>ES: Diseñador Publicitario, Programador Python y colaborador en Parabola GNU/Linux-libre
>>>EN: Ads Designer, Python programmer and contributor Parabola GNU/Linux-libre
>>>EO: Anonco grafikisto, Pitino programalingvo programisto kai kontribuanto en Parabola GNU/Linux-libre
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>Pax et bonum.
>Jorge Araya Navarro.
>ES: Diseñador Publicitario, Programador Python y colaborador en Parabola GNU/Linux-libre
>EN: Ads Designer, Python programmer and contributor Parabola GNU/Linux-libre
>EO: Anonco grafikisto, Pitino programalingvo programisto kai kontribuanto en Parabola GNU/Linux-libre
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