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Who wrote linux

  1. May 12, 2006 #1
    well, the obvious answer is linus... (atleast he did the kernel, GNU coders coded lots of linux too)

    but there were rumors going on that linus copied code off of minix.
    i found a nice history articile made by the coder of minix.
    nothing revolutionary about it.
    he dissmisses these rumors, but it was pretty interesting to read, this guy writes well.

    so here it is:
    http://www.cs.vu.nl/~ast/brown/

    enjoy.
     
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  3. May 23, 2006 #2
    I thought that it was common knowledge that Linus was a user of Minix but say many ways in which it could be improved then made considerable improvements.
     
  4. May 24, 2006 #3

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux
     
  5. May 24, 2006 #4
    lol cool i learn something new everyday. I thought Linux was name after the programmer or user. hehe
     
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