Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Last year, Google brought Linux support to Chromebooks. It's a really nifty feature, and it's only been improving since I/O 2018. But this year, Google announced that all Chromebooks launched in 2019 will be Linux-ready right out of the box, which is great for developers, enthusiasts, and newbies alike.

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Be careful about having Linux on your computer. The government considers it a "special software" and views the use of it as suspicious, if not a crime in itself.

#1 | Posted by sentinel at 2019-05-08 06:04 PM | Reply

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Conspiracy! citation necessary.

www.linux.com

#2 | Posted by Corky at 2019-05-08 06:27 PM | Reply

"Manning did not have administrative-level privileges, and used special software, namely a Linux operating system, to access the computer file and obtain the portion of the password provided to Assange."

www.justice.gov

#3 | Posted by sentinel at 2019-05-08 06:58 PM | Reply

Yeah, that really doesn't amount to the ebi'l gub'mint criminalizing the use of Linux in general.

#4 | Posted by Corky at 2019-05-08 08:47 PM | Reply

I don't know, man. It's like one step away from saying if you download Game of Thrones while using a Linux OS, it's automatically a hate crime.

#5 | Posted by sentinel at 2019-05-08 10:03 PM | Reply

Facetiousness is Hrat territory. You should just let it go.

#6 | Posted by Corky at 2019-05-08 10:14 PM | Reply

Okay.

#7 | Posted by sentinel at 2019-05-08 11:02 PM | Reply

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