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Sunday, April 30, 2006

Creator of Linux - Open Source Initiator

Linus Torvalds of Linux Operating System Linus Torvalds originally used the Minix OS on his system which he replaced by his OS.Hence the working name was Linux (Linus' Minix).He thought the name to be too egotistical and planned to name it Freax (free + freak + x).His friend Ari Lemmk encouraged Linus to upload it to a network so it could be easily downloaded.Ari gave Linus a directory called linux on his FTP server, as he did not like the name Freax.Linus like that directory name and he kept the name of his new OS to LINUX...

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