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Linux Founder Flips Off & Says ‘F**k You’ To NVIDIA Over Driver Support

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legitreviews.com: On June 14th, the Linux creator spoke in front of students at the Aalto University Center for Entrepreneurship in Otaniemi, Finland. The video has made it online and it has started to get some attention this weekend due to some comments in the video.

At the 48 minute and 10 second mark a person in the audience asks about NVIDIA graphics card driver support for Linux as she had a bad Linux experience with her laptop that was running NVIDIA Optimus Technology. He answers the question by saying that NVIDIA has been a trouble spot for Linux and stated that NVIDIA is the worst company that he has ever dealt with. He then proceeds to look straight into the camera to say F**k You as he flips the bird!

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