Linux chief architect says 'F*** you Nvidia' for lacking support

Linux chief architect says 'F*** you Nvidia' for lacking support
Linus Torvalds, the Finnish-born chief architect behind the Linux kernel (and project coordinator), had some choice words for Nvidia this week.

Nvidia does not support Linux with its Optimus technology, and that makes Torvalds not a fan.

The developer called Nvidia "the single worst company we've ever dealt with" and then dropped the F-bomb alongside with gesture using a certain finger.

Furthermore, Torvalds seems pissed that Nvidia and their Tegra line of processors are selling so well because of Android, the OS that is based on Linux. Fortunately, Nvidias stance is "the exception rather than the rule."

Here is the full video, it's long but the reason you are here is at the 49th minute:



Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 17 Jun 2012 15:37
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Linux NVIDIA linus torvalds
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  • 10 comments
  • A5J4DX

    "so nvidia....fuck you" haha

    17.6.2012 18:26 #1

  • scorpNZ

    Need to start at 48.10 not 49,then once you've seen him give finger ff to 1.00.30 to the final question,the video in it's entirety is pretty neat

    17.6.2012 19:43 #2

  • xnonsuchx

    Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa! Linus Torvalds = f'ing whiner.

    18.6.2012 00:25 #3

  • GryphB

    I support Linus Torvalds view. Fuck YOU Nvidia.

    18.6.2012 01:26 #4

  • GryphB

    DP

    18.6.2012 01:26 #5

  • Blessedon

    Children...

    18.6.2012 06:51 #6

  • hearme0

    Originally posted by xnonsuchx: Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa! Linus Torvalds = f'ing whiner. And you should be banned for saying that. I can't tell you what you should go do to yourself because I'll get banned...........again..........but you can read between the lines you CONFORMIST!

    19.6.2012 00:41 #7

  • Blessedon

    If one is incapable of locution without expletives, then disrespect is properly earned.
    If someone treats me badly, I do not return it to them.
    However, I do treat them as they treat themselves.

    19.6.2012 07:01 #8

  • xnonsuchx

    Originally posted by hearme0: Originally posted by xnonsuchx: Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa! Linus Torvalds = f'ing whiner. And you should be banned for saying that. I can't tell you what you should go do to yourself because I'll get banned...........again..........but you can read between the lines you CONFORMIST!
    Oh no! Did I attack your boyfriend???

    19.6.2012 17:25 #9

  • aldan

    it really is a matter of economics.to spend money on support for such a little used operating system is simply not good business.im a conformist i guess.hows the other working for you?

    20.6.2012 00:05 #10

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