Matthew has an interesting entry listing out all the non-gpl hardware components that we are still forced to use. I hope that catches the attention of Libre software proponents and gets them to redirect their energies, instead of wasting time dissing Ubuntu (no links, you can find the comments yourself) or griping about the other Libre software projects out there...

.....and no please dont say you only buy hardware that only supports GPL because the common folks on the street would not even know what is GPL and lesser still about binaries, codecs, embedded controllers, acpi, blah, blah...

For that matter it would be cool to have every electronic appliance around me run on GPL code ...hmm... ok, time to go back to reality now !