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Ondrej

"What do you love the most about Linux and freedom of the software?"

From my, slightly different perspective:

I love that I have been through all of this and realized that Linux kernel is basically a bloatware and (in most cases = default setup ) security nightmare.
One can manage AppVMs (like in the case of the QubesOS) or play with elegant FP (like in the case of NixOS) and / or reproducible builds, but hey, ain't nobody got time for real system hardening.

After all these years, I have realized that I'd rather prefer HardenedBSD box with lightweight UI setup for development / research / daily usage.

Frankly that was one of my best life decisions.

Still I'm on the mailing lists of many Linux-related projects though; we'll see what the future brings!