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Take a walk to the trusty stonewalled bank not a 'firewalled' phony bank, don't buy a Mac, another FOSS victory btw..
HAL and lack of standardised DDK is a major Linux turn away factor for many, sometimes you can't go 'open source' if 3rd party technologies and NDAs are involved. It would be more flexible to be able just optionally plug-in stuff without the hassle of sharing..
you are right, like 90% of all users are consumers, not creators.