Tag Archives: linus

Interesting C program and Linux kernel source safe after all.

This is a little program I wrote in C that picks a random monster to attack the player. I think I already have this posted somewhere, but I thought I would post this once again as someone might be interested in this again. Programming in C instead of more modern programming languages like C++ is […]

Linux is 20 years old today!

The best thing about Debian at the moment is not that the Unity/Gnome3 desktop is in absentia, it is that it is the most stable and secure distribution of the Linux operating system. I have used other distributions of Linux and I am promoting Ubuntu quite a bit even though I am not running that […]

Linux anecdotes

http://liw.fi/linux-anecdotes/ Some very interesting Linux anecdotes on this website, stories from the very early days of the Linux operating system, before we had the easy to install Linux distributions we use today. Apparently Linus Torvalds is/was a Doom fan and spent a lot of time playing that game as well as Prince of Persia. I […]

20 years of Linux, interview with Linus Torvalds.

There is a story over on Slashdot about the 20 year anniversary of the Linux operating system.  Linux has come a long way in the 20 year history and now it is a very robust and reliable operating system. Since Linus Torvalds needed a free version of the proprietary UNIX operating system that existed at […]

20 years of Linux. It has been a good ride.

http://www.walkernews.net/2007/06/22/download-official-redhat-linux-iso-image/. The link above is to the Redhat 6.2 Linux distribution, the first version of Linux I used. It ran very well on a Celeron 600 with 64MB of RAM and integrated graphics. Linux has come so far since it was first released, the desktop has gotten even easier to use and with the release […]