Help Drive Linux Drivers

Anybody who has ever tried to hook a printer up to a Linux box knows that good device drivers are in short supply. Apparently, however, the community isn't very good at conveying the need.

The head of the Linux Driver Project, Greg Kroah-Hartman, is asking Linux users to help the project determine what devices need drivers. The project has plenty of developers ready and willing to work, but doesn't have anything they can do. That's where you, the Linux user-base, come in.

If you've got a device that needs a driver, head over to the project's wiki and let them know about it. If that seems like too much work, you can also email in suggestions.

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Justin Ryan is a Contributing Editor for Linux Journal.