Legends of Linux Part 1: Linus Torvalds


BERLIN: AS PART of our visit to LinuxCon this week we’re going to ask five key players in the Linux story the same 10 questions to get an idea of where Linux has been, where it is and where it’s going.

And who better to start with than Linus Torvalds, the often outspoken creator of Linux itself. Torvalds isn’t actually attending the celebrations this year, but was kind enough to chat to the INQUIRER by email.

What’s your first memory of Linux?
It’s really hard to say, mainly because it’s hard to pinpoint when the project became ‘Linux’. Trying to just figure out how the boot sequence worked took me ages. OK, realistically several weeks.

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