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Disconnected from reality?

(Warning: this post is just an angry rant, feel free to skip it)

I finally got sick of Ubuntu (lets see how long that lasts) and wiped by root partition to put fedora 11 preview on it. The first thing I always do on any linux distribution is to install support for all the non-free stuff like mpeg codecs and nvidia drivers. A quick googling on "fedora 11 restricted formats" gave me this page: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/ForbiddenItems

Are they out of their f***** mind? I agree in principle to the stuff on that page, but in the real world, that page is just rubbish.

I have an nvidia card (and a good one) and lots of music in mp3 format (not every device or player in the world speaks ogg) and movies in a variety of formats. I would love to live in a free world, with all free formats and no software patents, but were not there yet and somehow I doubt we will ever get there.

To me, that page is a slap in the face:
"Proprietary drivers are not included in Fedora. They are considered harmful by many kernel developers."
I read: blabla, bla bla bla. Bla bla bla. You stupid user, you choose the wrong hardware. Now fuck off.

Nuclear waste is considered harmful. Proprietary drivers is at most stupid

PS. I know I will be able to get everything to work eventually. This rant is about the attitude of that page.

Update: http://rpmfusion.org/Configuration/ and http://rpm.livna.org/ seems to contain what I need to be able to use my computer again.
Update2: I'm back on Ubuntu again. Too bad, because I think the work red hat employed hackers are doing with free software is awesome and it would be nice to run the distribution where it happens.. well well, the goodies end up in ubuntu at some point anyway.

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