11 Milestones In Linux History

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Aug 18, 2011 5:00 PM EDT
InformationWeek; By Robert Strohmeyer
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Twenty years ago, the tech landscape looked very different from that of today. Cell phones were a luxury of the rich, and the devices themselves were pretty dumb. Microsoft ruled the desktop landscape barely challenged by competition from IBM and Apple. The Internet was just a gleam in Al Gore's eye (kidding!). And a young University of Helsinki student named Linus Torvalds started work on an operating system that came to be known as Linux.

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