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an open-source version of the UNIX operating system

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On August 25, 1991, Torvalds, a student at the University of Helsinki, posted the following notice on a computer bulletin board online:
Elsewhere, Linux inventor Torvalds said that he would lead a drive for standards making Linux operate more smoothly on desktop PCs.
Torvalds said that US experience shows that, unlike traditional patents, software patents do not encourage innovation and R&D, but hurt small and medium-sized enterprises and generally newcomers in the market, which would weaken the market and increase spending on patents and litigation, at the expense of technological innovation and research.
Torvalds could send someone computer code, they could test it immediately, add something they thought might help, and send it right back.
It was developed by Linus Torvalds, who was a student at Finland's Helsinki University when he enlisted the help of more than 1,000 programmers across the world to develop the system.
Having spent two and a half years developing the current production version of the Linux operating system, Linus Torvalds says he hopes to have the next stable version - Linux 2.
In 1991, while a student at the University of Helsinki, Torvalds began work on Linux (LINN-ux), a new operating system similar to Unix.
Linux Creator Linus Torvalds to Be Named Recipient of Inaugural ITechLaw Achievement Award at Association's 2011 World Technology Law Conference and Annual Meeting to Take Place May 12-13
Linux creator Linus Torvalds is finally working full-time on the development of the open source operating system after joining the Open Source Development Lab as its first OSDL Fellow.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-17 June 2003-Linus Torvalds leaves Transmeta Corporation for Open Source Development Labs(C)1994-2003 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
Enter stage left Linus Torvalds, the computer programmer, one-time student and former 'social recluse' who preferred to spend his free time writing computer programs so that he could better understand his computer (and save some money in the process).
In 1999, colossus Microsoft saw itself suddenly attacked by a new operating system, Linux, created by Linus Torvalds.
A few emailed back suggestions, some of which Torvalds took.
A Q&A with Linux operating system founder Linus Torvalds started late on Tuesday afternoon because Torvalds had taken his children to see a live penguin on the trade show floor.
Linus Torvalds, lead developer of the Linux kernel community, has merged DRBD, an open source data replication solution, into Linux as a fully supported component.