“It’s over. The magic is gone. The dream is dead. The egg has fallen off the wall and no amount of ‘sudo’ super glue can put his pieces back together again. I’m referring, of course, to the not-so-recent departure of Con Kolivas from the Linux kernel development community. Con – that champion of all things desktop centric – hung-up his keyboard this summer, the victim of an ideological rift within the Linux community.” Update: And the first rebuttal appeared.