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A Tribute To Terrible Old Linux Wallpapers

I had at least one of these. Not saying which. A new Tumblr documents this underappreciated phenomenon.

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There are thousands of terrible Linux-inspired wallpapers which, like most other parts of the operating system, were made by volunteers. It's a forgotten, and bizarre, part of nerd culture.

Check out the rest at Terrible Linux Wallpaper. Thanks to @slowdecade for finding this.

Contact John Herrman at john.herrman@buzzfeed.com.

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