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Linux Kernel Launches Hardware Management Features - page 5

Preparing for Liftoff

  • May 7, 2007
  • By Carla Schroder

Now you have a pretty good idea of what it takes to make that little icon pop up on your desktop when you attach a new device to your system. GNOME has a nice "Removable Drives and Media" tool for managing all peripherals, including PDAs, keyboards and mice, printers, scanners, and CD/DVDs. Kubuntu's System Settings panel is a nice KDE implementation for doing the same thing. The good times for Linux are just beginning; I predict that during the next five years we're going to complete the transition from ox and cart to space shuttle.

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This article originally appeared on Enterprise Networking Planet, a JupiterWeb site.

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