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2011

Lots Better

Personally, I think it'll will be lots better. I don't want to say that it couldn't be worse than 2010, but I'm sure looking forward to better times in my own life.

I hope the best for everyone in 2011! Have a great year! Smile

2011 Little better

I think with the bad worldwide economy pushing many big companies to move to open source, hardware manufacturers will keep following the money and start releasing more drivers for Linux. One of the latest was Broadcom. I have even noticed a few pieces of hardware in the big box stores that have the penguin symbol along with the Windows and Mac symbols.

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