It’s never a dull week on the Linux Planet. This past week, the father of Linux was once again front and center as he accepted some new honors and dished out some dis-honor as well. On the distro front, Mandriva is trying to stay alive and so too is OpenSUSE.
One group that Torvalds was not thanking was graphics vendor Nvidia. While speaking a the Aalto Center for Entrepreneurship (ACE) in Finland last week, Torvalds vehemently expressed his displeasure with Nvida. He called Nvidia the single worst company that the Linux company has ever dealt with. Torvalds then went a step further expressly saying, ‘Nvidia f*ck you.” (here’s the widely circulated video clip including the question that sparked the response) –