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Author:  linuxducks [ Fri Aug 26, 2011 12:40 pm ]
Post subject:  Linux turns 20 August 25,1991 (Birthday Articles Added)

Linux turns 20 today
Moneycontrol.com
25th August, 1991 was the day when Linux was conceptualized by a student named Linus Torvalds at the University of Helsinki. It all started when Torvald posted a question on the newsgroup comp.os.minix as what would they like to see most in minix. ...
http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/techno ... 80063.html

Author:  linuxducks [ Fri Aug 26, 2011 12:41 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Linux turns 20 today- 25th August, 1991

As Linux Turns 20, Hopes and Wishes for Its Next 20 Years
TechNewsWorld (blog)
By Katherine Noyes If I had a single wish for Linux," said Slashdot blogger hairyfeet, "it would be that a Gates or Jobs would come along and just take it away from the hackers and trolls and give us a true third way where the user was No. ...
http://www.technewsworld.com/story/73146.html

Author:  linuxducks [ Sat Aug 27, 2011 7:31 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Linux turns 20 today- 25th August, 1991

Linux 20 years on
MyBroadband
At the time he said that Linux was not much to get excited about, just a
hobby that might appeal to a few like-minded developers. As it turned
out Linux became a lot more than Torvalds could ever have imagined and
far from being a hobby for a handful, ...
http://mybroadband.co.za/news/software/ ... rs-on.html

Author:  linuxducks [ Sat Aug 27, 2011 7:34 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Linux turns 20 today- 25th August, 1991

Extremetech: Linux is 20 years old today
NewsFactor Network
20 years ago today, Linus Torvalds introduced Linux to the world. Torvalds was three years into a computer science degree at the University of Helsinki, Finland, when he bought an Intel 80386-based PC. He famously spent a month playing Prince of Persia ...
http://www.newsfactor.com/blog_article.php?aid=3620138

Author:  linuxducks [ Mon Aug 29, 2011 1:00 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Linux turns 20 today- 25th August, 1991

Linux at 20: the quiet giant
Telegraph.co.uk
Linux, the operating system that grew out of Linus Torvalds' “hobby”, now runs the majority of the world's web servers, including those (CDN networks) that deliver The Telegraph website. For many of the last 20 years, Linux devotees, including some of ...
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/8 ... giant.html

Linux at 20: New challenges, new opportunities
InfoWorld
Today, Linux -- as Torvalds's OS came to be called -- is available for just about every modern processor architecture and many archaic ones. It can power every kind of computing device, from PCs, netbooks, and smartphones to mainframes, ...
http://www.infoworld.com/d/open-source- ... ies-170959


Week in tech: Linux turns 20, Windows 8's tablet prospects
Ars Technica
March of the Penguin: Ars looks back at 20 years of Linux: The Linux kernel was first revealed to the world on August 25, 1991. Twenty years later, the hobbyist project became one of the most widely used operating systems, running on everything from ...
http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news ... spects.ars

Author:  linuxducks [ Wed Aug 31, 2011 9:36 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Linux turns 20 August 25,1991 (Birthday Articles Added)

As Linux Turns 20, Hopes and Wishes for Its Next 20 Years
Birthdays and anniversaries are a natural time for reflection on what has been and what is yet to come. When they mark major milestones such as 20 years, ...
http://www.technewsworld.com/story/As-L ... 1314837266

Author:  linuxducks [ Sun Sep 18, 2011 3:03 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Linux turns 20 August 25,1991 (Birthday Articles Added)

Happy 20th Birthday, Linux: 10 Cool Devices That Embrace You
Mashable
The Linux operating system is not just for nerds. Even though you may not realize it, chances are you probably have a version of Linux running right under your nose. It's found its way into a multitude of devices, both large and small. Today, Sept. ...
http://mashable.com/2011/09/17/happy-20 ... day-linux/

Author:  linuxducks [ Sat Sep 24, 2011 10:59 pm ]
Post subject:  Linux Birthday Celebration Not Just for Nerds

Linux Birthday Celebration Not Just for Nerds
Wall Street Journal (blog)
But despite Linux's appearance of having been created by geeks and for geeks, it has found its way into quite a few mainstream applications, according to Mashable. “The Linux kernel 2.6.35 contains more than 13.5 million lines of code, and controls ...
http://blogs.wsj.com/tech-europe/2011/0 ... for-nerds/

Author:  linuxducks [ Sat Sep 24, 2011 11:33 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Linux turns 20 August 25,1991 (Birthday Articles Added)

Pictures: 20th Anniversary of Linux Gala | The Linux Foundation
By jennifercloer
Here are some pictures from last night's amazing 20th Anniversary of Linux Gala and celebration. Lots of great costumes and a very special guest in a tux...
http://www.linuxfoundation.org/news-med ... linux-gala

Author:  linuxducks [ Sat Sep 24, 2011 11:34 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Linux turns 20 August 25,1991 (Birthday Articles Added)

20 years of Linux: Then and Now
Network World (blog)
LinuxCon opens in Vancouver on Wednesday and the Linux Foundation can't help but brag about the operating system's success.
By Source Seeker on Wed, 08/17/11 - 1:36am. LinuxCon kicks off on Wednesday and I'll be there to report on the keynotes, ...
http://www.networkworld.com/community/b ... -now?t51hb

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