One of the great Linux myths is that it doesn't support modern hardware. What nonsense! I've been finding for years that it's the newer Windows desktops that don't support equipment.
on 06/05/2009 – Made popular on 06/05/2009
When it comes to improving hardware support for Linux, there are two traditional strategies: The Do-It-Yourself method, by which geeks write their own device drivers, and the Beg-And-Plead approach, or asking OEMs for open-source drivers and hoping they comply.