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it is literally how I connect with my niche community on there

And that’s why it’s only 13%

Why are you posting Microsoft privacy policies to a Linux community?

This is going to be a surprise to you, but proprietary software is indeed allowed to exist on Linux.

Right, because today’s Linux gaming landscape is dominated by titles like… uh… Kobo Deluxe?

Okay then, let’s not celebrate the main driving force behind gaming on Linux.

It has been addressed, but has it been resolved?

There is zero guarantee they are not logging.

There is also zero guarantee that they are logging. Both are equally true.

DDG has ads based off of search keywords.

That’s still using the general DDG userbase as a product. Just because the ads aren’t personalized, doesn’t mean you’re not a product for ad placement.

Wikipedia is entirely donations.

Wikipedia is run by a non-profit organization. If something offered by a business is free, then you are the product.

What’s wrong with simply switching as soon as enshittification starts? You’re not making any permanent commitments to it.

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I’m supposed to be getting Linux tips from this guy?

No. You’re supposed to see what kind of experience someone who didn’t use Linux before would have.

How could someone who has never used Linux know that he was about to nuke his system, after typing in the command that the internet told him to type in to install Steam?

I didn’t watch the full vid to see what he did to get there.

Then you should.

Linus just wanted to install Steam and found a solution on the internet that told him to type the command “sudo apt-get install Steam”.

Ubuntu has the largest community around it, meaning you’ll find help for it the fastest.

Granted, some issues are distro-agnostic, but you can’t always know whether yours is, especially if you are newer to Linux.