Linux author makes no fuss about his fame

Posted by dave on Mar 25, 2004 4:14 AM EDT
Salt Lake Tribune
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Corporate jets fly him to a rock-star welcome from thousands of laptop-toting admirers, and, at age 34, he already has earned his place as a technology demigod. For Linus Torvalds it has been a long, strange road since 1991, when, as a computer-science student and erstwhile hacker at the University of Helsinki, everything changed -- though he didn't have a clue at the time it had.

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