How a Linux system administrator evolves from beginner to advanced professional

In today's open source roundup: Each stage of the evolution of a Linux system adminstrator. Plus: The different types of Linux users based on their preferred distribution, and Borderlands 2 coming to Linux

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Ha, ha! I had to chuckle when I saw that image. I am partial to Debian and Linux Mint, but I never thought of myself as the nerd with the red glasses or the kid sitting in front of a laptop! I am not sure Gentoo users will be very happy with their portrayal though, ouch!

Still, you have to laugh at this because there are certainly elements of truth in it for many of us. Very funny stuff.

Borderlands 2 coming to Linux

GamingOnLinux reports that Borderlands 2 is headed to Linux.

According to GamingOnLinux:

Borderlands 2 is a massive game with some really awesome weapons to be found. The weapons that can be found vary widly too, and no play-through will be the same. The chance to have this type of game on Linux is amazing.

UPDATE: We have confirmation from Aspyr Media that they are doing the port:

Michael Blair, Aspyr MediaYes! BL2 Linux is absolutely real! We've been working hard on it for months and will talk about a release date as soon as possible.

More at GamingOnLinux

This is great news for Linux gamers, take a look at the Borderlands 2 trailer to get a taste of the game:

The official Borderlands 2 site also has lots more information about the game. And you can read the Reddit reaction thread to see what Linux users are saying about this news.

What's your take on all this? Tell me in the comments below.

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