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  2. Linus Torvalds - Wikipedia

    Linus Benedict Torvalds ( / ˈliːnəs ˈtɔːrvɔːldz / LEE-nəs TOR-vawldz, [3] Finland Swedish: [ˈliːnʉs ˈtuːrvɑlds] ( listen); born 28 December 1969) is a Finnish-American software engineer who is the creator and, historically, the lead developer of the Linux kernel, used by Linux distributions and other operating systems such as Android.

  3. Linus Torvalds | Biography, Linux, & Facts | Britannica

    Linus Torvalds, (born December 28, 1969, Helsinki, Finland), Finnish computer scientist who was the principal force behind the development of the Linux operating system. At age 10 Torvalds began to dabble in computer programming on his grandfather’s Commodore VIC-20.

  4. Linus Torvalds | Lemelson

    Linus Torvalds, creator of the Linux Operating System, was born December 28, 1969 in Helsinki, Finland. His grandfather had a Commodore VIC-20 that he had the opportunity to work with; by age ten he was already dabbling in programming. He enrolled at the University of Helsinki in 1989, and in 1990 he took his first C programming class.

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  5. Linus Torvalds, a Finnish student, developed a Unix-like operating system while he was doing his masters in the year 1991. Since then, it’s sparked a revolution: today it powers most of the web, many embedded devices and every one of the top 500 supercomputers. I’ve already written about some less known facts about Linux.

  6. Linux | Definition & Facts | Britannica

    Linux, computer operating system created in the early 1990s by Finnish software engineer Linus Torvalds and the Free Software Foundation (FSF). While still a student at the University of Helsinki, Torvalds started developing Linux to create a system similar to MINIX, a UNIX operating system. In 1991 he released version 0.02; Version 1.0 of the Linux kernel, the core of the operating system ...

  7. After Years of Abusive E-mails, the Creator of Linux Steps ...

    Torvalds, though, retains final say over each precious line of code, just as he did when he first started working on the system as a graduate student at the University of Helsinki. For years, he...

  8. torvalds (Linus Torvalds) · GitHub Overview Repositories 7 Projects Packages Stars 2 Linus Torvalds torvalds Follow 174k followers · 0 following Linux Foundation Portland, OR Achievements x4 x2 x4 Beta Send feedback Organizations Block or Report Popular repositories linux Public Linux kernel source tree C 145k 46.5k uemacs Public

  9. Linus Torvalds: 'I'm not a programmer anymore' - ZDNet

    Linus Torvalds, Linux's creator, doesn't make speeches anymore. But, what he does do, and he did again at Open Source Summit Europe in Lyon France is have public conversations with his friend...

  10. Linux kernel source tree. Contribute to torvalds/linux development by creating an account on GitHub.

  11. Linus Torvalds I am a computer scientist born in Helsinki, Finland. I studied at the University of Helsinki from 1988 to 1996. I'm mainly known for Linux kernel and git. Today, Linux has become the most popular free operating system. See my wikipedia page. Linux Logo I chose the penguin to be the logo of Linux.