What does linsux mean?


Those who don't like the Linux operating system may refer to it as Linsux. For example, people who think Linux is too complicated in comparison to Windows or macOS may refer to it as Linsux. Or, users who prefer other Unix-based operating systems may trash Linsux online, while extolling their preferred OS's virtues.

In the past, those who think Linux sucks gathered and voiced their opinions on the forums at While is no more, you can still find gatherings of Linux haters in the Linsux subreddit, Facebook group, and Discord channel.


I tried setting up Linsux once and quickly reverted to Windows
A post from the Linsux subreddit
A post from the Linsux subreddit

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Updated September 13, 2022

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