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OpenSUSE, Linus' Daughter, and a Question of Security

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There's nothing like a rant to get the conversational ball rolling here in the Linux blogosphere, and if it can be a rant from Linus Torvalds himself, well, it doesn't get much better than that.

That, in fact, is just what last week afforded in the form of a Google+ post from the father of Linux on the topic of openSUSE security.

"I don't think I can talk about 'security' people without cursing, so you might want to avert your eyes now," Torvalds began.

'Please Just Kill Yourself Now'




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