Nvidia legal to use by end-users?

From: Don Bedsole
Date: Thu May 18 2006 - 16:50:17 EST

Question: If I download and install the Nvidia graphics card drivers from
their site, am I violating the GPL as an end-user? I was thinking the the
GPL mainly covered what you are allowed or not allowed to do if you
distribute software. I ask because I saw on the OpenSuse site a statement to
the effect that OpenSuse would not ship Nvidia, Ati drivers because some
kernel developers consider them a violation of their copyrights.

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