Monday, August 26, 2013

From Minix To Linux

Happy Linux Day to all.

Head on out to a series of postings by Linux Torvalds in the months he was trying to come up with "something new" using minix. This is one of those things that boggles the mind looking back. I mean ask yourself this questions: What if he failed? What if he decided otherwise? What if he wasn't able to send those emails out? What if nobody responded?

From: Linux Torvalds to the World, I Need Help

What if nobody responded?

Years after that call out to anybody for help in 1991, Linux is thriving. It is in 95% of servers, the fastest supercomputers use it (well almost all). It is in our smartphones and tablets. It is even in our desktops and laptops.
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