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40 Fast Facts on Linux

40 Fast Facts on Linux

40 Fast Facts on Linux

1. Linus Torvalds developed the Linux kernel while still a student at the University of Helsinki in 1991.

The open source software turned 18 last year, and its maturity is evident to hackers and corporate types alike.

See also: Fast facts on Microsoft, Oracle, Google and HP.

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