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Linus Torvalds
  Android leads in worldwide internet usage -
CIOAndroid leads in worldwide internet usageCIO(Although Linus Torvalds still wants his desktop.) This is happening because "personal computing" is no longer synonymous with "personal computer." Instead, personal computing now includes a more diverse range of devices, including tablets, smartphones ...and more »
Posted on 4 April 2017 | 11:19 am
  Fedora 26 Alpha Linux distribution with
BetaNewsFedora 26 Alpha Linux distribution with GNOME 3.24 now available for downloadBetaNewsFedora is my absolute favorite Linux distribution. While it may not be the most popular such operating system, many in-the-know users ultimately choose it. Heck, Linus Torvalds, the father of Linux, famously uses the distro. It's not hard to see why ...and more »
Posted on 4 April 2017 | 11:14 am
  LF Events Announces Keynote Speakers for
LF Events Announces Keynote Speakers for LinuxCon ...MENAFN.COMSAN FRANCISCO, March 30, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --LF Events, LLC today announced the initial lineup of keynote speakers for LinuxCon ...and more »
Posted on 2 April 2017 | 3:03 am
  LF Events Announces Keynote Speakers for
LF Events Announces Keynote Speakers for LinuxCon + ContainerCon + CloudOpen China 2017, IncludingPR Newswire (press release)SAN FRANCISCO, March 30, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LF Events, LLC today announced the initial lineup of keynote speakers for LinuxCon + ContainerCon + CloudOpen China (LC3), taking place June 19-20 in Beijing. Three conferences in one, ...
Posted on 30 March 2017 | 4:00 pm
  Git sprints carefully towards SHA-1
Git sprints carefully towards SHA-1 deprecationThe RegisterFor some years, the crypto community's standard advice has been “get rid of SHA-1”, and that led to criticism of Linus Torvalds' famous Git version control system for holding onto it. Torvalds' response was that SHA-1 is used for version control, not ...
Posted on 19 March 2017 | 6:00 pm
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  Linux 4.0: little fanfare for a tiny new
Linux 4.0 is here. Linux head honcho Linus Torvalds sent out an update to the Linux Kernel Mailing List on Sunday that explained the "pretty small" release fits in with an earlier agreed schedule as opposed to there being any big changes to the Linux Kernel. "Feature-wise, 4.0 doesn't have all that much special. Much has been made of the new kernel patching infrastructure, but realistically that ...
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 12:14 pm
  Linus Torvalds announces Linux kernel 4.0 --
Linux is not an operating system, but a kernel. This is an important distinction, as not all Linux-based operating systems are equal. For example, Ubuntu, Android, and Chrome OS are all Linux, but hardly the same. What makes something qualify as being Linux, is simply the utilization of this kernel. The father of Linux, Linus Torvalds, announces the latest version of the kernel, 4.0. While you ...
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 9:27 am
  Linux 4.0 arrives as a 'pretty small
Linus Torvalds downplays the version jump
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 7:43 am
  Linux 4.0 released
Linus Torvalds: So I decided to release 4.0 as per the normal schedule, because there really weren't any known issues
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 10:07 pm
  Linux 4.0 rc7
Linus Torvalds : So rc7 is a day late, delayed by easter dinner.
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 11:08 pm
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  24 years of Linux: From 'just a hobby' to
Twenty-four years ago, Linus Torvalds wrote a post on Usenet announcing he was "doing a (free) operating system". He was asking for feedback and suggestions for features, making it clear that the project was "just a hobby". Jump to 2015 and Linux is ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 2:32 pm
  How Linux was born, as told by Linus
One of the most famous messages in all computing was posted exactly 24 years ago today, on 25 August, 1991: Hello everybody out there using minix - I'm doing a (free) operating system (just a hobby, won't be big and professional like gnu) for 386(486) AT ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 10:25 am
  Linus Torvalds Explains How Linux Was Born
How Linux was born, straight from the horses mouth. Linux was my working name, so in that sense he didn't really name it, but I never wanted to release it as Linux. Linux was a perfectly good working name, but if I actually used it as the official one ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 10:01 am
  LinuxCon North America Highlights: Day 3
Zemlin asked Torvalds about Docker, the current "it" project in open source. Torvalds says that he doesn't really focus on buzzwords or politics because all of his attention goes to the kernel. Zemlin then moved into the topic of the Internet of Things and ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 8:56 pm
  Taylor Swift Nails The Reason Why Linus
Back in January Taylor Swift, well, InfoSec Taylor Swift (if there is in fact an actual difference between the two it’s not 100% clear) sent out a tweet about Linus Torvalds, and he if you don’t know who he is, Google it (hint: he invented the Linux ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 4:50 am
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  2 innovators share $1.5 million technology
Two leading international innovators, Linus Torvalds and Shinya Yamanaka, have shared this year's (EURO)1.2 million ($1.5 million) Millennium Technology Prize.
Posted on 13 June 2012 | 7:55 am
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  DystopianQuotes: Software is like sex: it's
DystopianQuotes: Software is like &!!: it's better when it's free. -Linus Torvalds
Posted on 26 April 2017 | 2:51 am
  wood5y: #Linux kernel 4.11 to be released on
wood5y: #Linux kernel 4.11 to be released !^*@ 30th April https://t.co/pBOpeIHipq #foss #opensource
Posted on 26 April 2017 | 2:51 am
  RajaThiagarajan: Those that can, do. Those
RajaThiagarajan: Those that can, do. Those that can't, complain. Linus Torvalds ~ Good day✋🏼
Posted on 26 April 2017 | 2:51 am
  Mike_Houlden: I liked a @YouTube video
Mike_Houlden: I liked a @YouTube video https://t.co/k7C0KO4eyM Linus Torvalds: We D&^#'t Use Windows
Posted on 26 April 2017 | 2:51 am
  roboko_001: Real Men don't make backups.
roboko_001: Real Men d*'t make backups. They upload it via ftp and let the world mirror it.-- Linus Torvalds
Posted on 26 April 2017 | 2:51 am
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  Resolved Question: What do you think of
I think they all contributed some allowing us to enjoy the internet high end servers and computers. Don't forget the Free Software Foundation and the Linux Project.
Posted on 23 July 2015 | 11:02 am
  Resolved Question: What happens to Linux
If he is the deciding force on what patches gets approved for the kernel then who would succeed him and how would that affect Linux as a community development project? Could Linus Torvalds death spell the end of Linux? Greywolf you are likely right but what safeguards are in place. Do you think its willed to someone or possibly there is some sort of advanced directive or corporate hierarchy that would allow someone to fill his shoes for approval of kernel patch integration. If it is a corporate safeguard is there also a safeguard that prevents them from converting this to a private project and doing away with it as a gnu open sourced project.
Posted on 23 May 2015 | 12:44 am
  Resolved Question: Do people call linus
thankyou i spelled colonel wrong because i am stupid . thanks
Posted on 14 May 2014 | 11:39 pm
  Resolved Question: Linus Torwalds invented
Posted on 24 March 2014 | 1:57 pm
  Resolved Question: Can anyone explain me
“You know you're brilliant, but maybe you'd like to understand what you did 2 weeks from now.” ―Linus Torvalds
Posted on 10 March 2014 | 9:29 pm



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