Linux is 17 Years Old

Tux - the Linux mascot penguin

Linux Journal reports that the Linux operating system turns 17 years old as of the 5th of October.

From Linus Torvalds' original newsgroup posting on Linux:

As I mentioned a month(?) ago, I'm working on a free version of a
minix-lookalike for AT-386 computers. It has finally reached the stage
where it's even usable (though may not be depending on what you want),
and I am willing to ...

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GNU Project Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry advocating free software

This month marks 25 years since the beginning of the GNU Project, Richard Stallman's ambitious project to build a completely free software operating system.

For GNU, and its parent organisation the Free Software Foundation, this is a significant anniversary and of course a good opportunity to further spread the message of their cause.

Interestingly, the FSF have recruited Stephen Fry to produce a five-minute film on free software and ...

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