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  2. Linus Torvalds - Wikipedia

    Linus Benedict Torvalds (/ ˈ l iː n ə s ˈ t ɔːr v ɔː l d z / LEE-nəs TOR-vawldz, Finland Swedish: [ˈliːnʉs ˈtuːrvɑlds] ; born 28 December 1969) is a Finnish 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. Linux kernel source tree. Contribute to torvalds/linux development by creating an account on GitHub.

  5. Linus Torvalds - CHM

    Linus Torvalds created the Linux kernel and oversaw open source development of the widely-used Linux operating system. Torvalds was born on December 28, 1969, in Helsinki, Finland. Torvalds enrolled at the University of Helsinki in 1988, graduating with a master's degree in computer science.

  6. Abhishek Prakash 11 Jan 2023 7 min read Brief: Some known, some lesser known – here are 20 facts about the Linus Torvalds, creator of the Linux kernel. Linus Torvalds, a Finnish student, developed a Unix-like operating system while he was doing his masters in the year 1991.

  7. Linux - Wikipedia

    Linus Torvalds, principal author of the Linux kernel The Unix operating system was conceived and implemented in 1969, at AT&T 's Bell Labs, in the United States by Ken Thompson, Dennis Ritchie, Douglas McIlroy, and Joe Ossanna. [41] First released in 1971, Unix was written entirely in assembly language, as was common practice at the time.

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

    Torvalds has publicly posted thousands of scathing messages targeting programmers who submit what he deems flawed code to the Linux computer-operating-system kernel, which he brought to life more...

  9. People: Linus Torvalds – Complete Biography, History, and...

    Linus Benedict Torvalds is a Finnish-American software engineer. He is best known for being the creator of the Linux Operating System. He was born in Helsinki, Finland, on the 28th of December 1969. Though Finnish by birth, he later became a naturalized American citizen.

  10. 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.

  11. 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 ...