Linus torvalds worries about how linux will handle end of. Please note that the public image of linus is heavily distorted by the media. He remains the principal developer of linux, managing tens of thousands of developers that contribute code for functions and bug fixes for the kernel. Linus torvalds biography by the linux information project. Linus torvalds biography linus torvalds invented linux linus torvalds is a finnish american software engineer who developed the linux operating system. Linus torvalds simple english wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Apr 28, 2008 linus torvalds, the creator of the operating system phenomenon linux, tells the story of how he went from writing code as a graduate student in helsinki in the early 1990s to becoming an icon for. Torvalds wrote an operating system called linux, a widely admired. Linus torvalds explodes at intel spinning spectre fix as a security feature patches slammed as complete and utter garbage as chipzilla uturns. Linus torvalds story bio, facts, networth, family, auto. Jul 11, 2016 linus torvalds in sweary rant about punctuation in kernel comments braindamaged sh. Linus torvalds dia mpanoratra rindrankajy, mpanao asa soratra, mpanoratra, injeniera mizaka ny zompireneni etazonia, finlandy teraka ny 28 desambra 1969 tao helsinki. Linus torvalds is the worlds most famous computer programmer and also its most famous finn.
Named by time magazine as the one of the most influential people in the world, linus torvalds is the creative genius behind the linux kernel operating system. Linus torvalds invented the linux operating system which is used to run the vast majority of computer servers connected to the internet. Descargar libro biography of linus torvalds ebook del autor abdul montaqim isbn 9781614647096 en pdf o epub completo al mejor. Linus torvalds finnish computer scientist britannica. Linus benedict torvalds is a software engineer and hacker, best known for having initiated the development of the linux kernel. Linus torvalds, software rebel techies library binding september 1, 2001 by ann brashares author visit amazons ann brashares page.
What is the source of income for linus torvalds the. Linus torvalds is not happy about the patches that intel has developed to protect the linux kernel from the spectre and linux flaws. For now he is working on the linux kernel which is based in beaverton in oregon. As part of our visit to linuxcon this week were going to ask five key players in the linux story the same 10 questions to get an idea of where linux has been, where it is and where its going. Even so, the linux creator is absolutely in love with the macbook. Last thursday you had a chance to ask linus torvalds about programming, hardware, and all things linux.
In a posting on the linux kernel mailing list, the linux. Linus torvalds, the creator of the operating system phenomenon linux, tells the story of how he went from writing code as a graduate student in. Linus benedict torvalds is a computer scientist, born december 28, 1969, in helsinki, finland. It is the one of the most popular kernel in the world today. Once upon a time linus torvalds was a skinny unknown, just another ne. I was born in helsinki, 1969, and quite frankly, i dont remember much of my childhood. Linus torvalds, born december 28, 1969, helsinki, finland, finnish computer scientist who was the principal force behind the development of the linux operating system. Linus torvalds is a finnishborn american software engineer most notably known for creating the linux kernel, a core system code used in many operating system distributions in use today. I ageee with the answer from answer to what is the source of income for linus torvalds the founder of linux. Apr 24, 2012 linus torvalds is not a huge fan of apple products. He became famous because of the success of his operating system, linux. Torvalds also invented the git version control system which he uses to manage the source code changes made to linux by thousands of open source developers.
Linus torvalds is the software engineer who created the linux kernel operating system. Linus benedict torvalds was born on december 28, 1969 in helsinki, the capital and largest city in finland. Linus torvalds was the developer of linux, an open source operating system that belongs to the unix family of oss. Biography of linus torvalds ebook by abdul montaqim. Sep 01, 2001 linus torvalds, software rebel techies library binding september 1, 2001 by ann brashares author. Linus torvalds as creator of the linux operating system, linus torvalds is a leading supporter of open source software. Linus torvalds is not a huge fan of apple products.
He studied at the university of helsinki from 1988 to 1996. Read biography of linus torvalds by abdul montaqim available from rakuten kobo. After spending a crucial part of his life he decided to move to california in the year 1997. Jan 23, 2018 linus torvalds is not happy about the patches that intel has developed to protect the linux kernel from the spectre and linux flaws. Linus is too nice a guy to hurt you if you abuse this address, but there are probably about a hundred thousand people who would be displeased enough to mess with you if you did. Ny zanany dia patricia miranda torvalds, daniela yolanda torvalds, celeste amanda torvalds. He might not be a household name, but hes often called the antibill gates. Linus torvalds biography linus torvalds invented linux linus torvalds is a finnish american software engineer who. Torvalds e chiddu ca inizziau lu sviluppu du kernel linux.
A very brief and completely unauthorized biography. An avid programmer, torvalds wrote the kernel of the linux operating system at age 21 from his mothers apartment in helsinki. He is, as he describes himself, a socks and sandal kind of guy, a tinkerer. Read this biography to learn more about his childhood, profile, life and timeline. Linus torvalds declares intel fix for meltdownspectre. Oral history of linus torvalds computer history museum archive.
Applying the linus torvalds good taste coding requirement. There are tech journalists that read every single linus post in the kernel mailing list and try to make a sensationalistic history of it, because news about linus get tons of hits. Linus torvalds, born december 28, 1969, helsinki, finland, finnish computer scientist who was the principal force behind the development of the linux operating system at age 10 torvalds began to dabble in computer programming on his grandfathers commodore vic20. Linus torvalds in sweary rant about punctuation in kernel. He is the founder and coordinator of linux, the unixlike operating system that is beginning to revolutionize the computer industry and possibly much else as well. Linus torvalds was born on december 28, 1969 in helsinki, finland. The image of linus being very angry at everybody who does something wrong is not. The frame running around the outside of the plate says mr. At age 10 torvalds began to dabble in computer programming on his grandfathers commodore vic20. Im including an animated version here too, contact information snailmail work. The founder of linux os is linus torvalds true geek. Linus torvalds biography childhood, life achievements.
He started making this system as a student project in 1991. He enrolled at the university of helsinki in 1988, graduating with a masters degree in computer science. Linus benedict torvalds helsinki, finlannia, 28 di dicemmiru di 1969 e nu prugrammaturi, auturi da prima virsioni du kernel linux e attuarmenti cuurdinaturi du prugettu ri sviluppu du stissu. He hasnt made any money off his software, though hes practically created a revolution. Linus benedict torvalds is a computer scientist, born december 28, 1969, in helsinki, finland his parents named him after linus pauling. Linus torvalds created the linux kernel and oversaw open source development of the widelyused linux operating ds was born on. Linus torvalds slams pure garbage from clowns at grsecurity linux lord linus torvalds thinks hell be able to give the world version 4. The always outspoken linus torvalds, best known for his continuing work on the innermost code of linux systems, has harsh words to say and accusations to. He was born in helsinki, the capital of finland, in 1969. Im told there are people who remember when they were.
In a recent interview with linus torvalds, the creator of linux, at approximately 14. King of all geeks, but the plate itself reads dad of 3. Mar 31, 2020 linus torvalds created the linux kernel and oversaw open source development of the widelyused linux operating ds was born on. He later became the chief architect of the linux kernel, and now acts as the projects coordinator. Linus torvalds, one of the leading names in the information technology industryis known for his monumental contribution towards the creation of a new open source operating system called linux kernel. Linus benedict torvalds is a finnishamerican software engineer who is the creator and. Jun 26, 2017 linux lord linus torvalds thinks hell be able to give the world version 4. A portable operating system and was the genesis for what would become the most important collaborative software project in history.
What is the source of income for linus torvalds the founder. In 1991 linus torvalds, a 21yearold computer science student at the university of helsinki, fin. He wrote it as a part of his masters thesis titled, linux. Jan 01, 2001 according to the techie crowd, linus torvalds is the most famous computer programmer in the world. Also he is a very modest and down to earth person and still. About the book linus torvalds is considered in europe, the united states, and beyond, to be one of the most important p. Read this biography to learn more about his childhood. Linus torvalds in sweary rant about punctuation in kernel comments braindamaged sh. Finnish software engineer best known for initiating the. Linus benedict torvalds born december 28, 1969 in helsinki, finland is a.
Linus torvalds transmeta corp 3940 freedom circle santa clara, ca 95054 usa phone work. Storia della vita di linus torvalds, programmatore finlandese, padre di linux. According to the techie crowd, linus torvalds is the most famous computer programmer in the world. And who better to start with than linus torvalds, the often outspoken creator of linux. In 1991, while a computer science student at the university of helsinki m. The license plate on linus torvalds mercedes slk convertible says it all. Jan 22, 2018 the always outspoken linus torvalds, best known for his continuing work on the innermost code of linux systems, has harsh words to say and accusations to level against intel.659 80 275 525 1265 590 1579 1466 202 59 1418 1020 954 394 1182 1065 912 648 1361 477 869 966 914 52 1471 970 230 437 591 277 143 1390 579 350 1137 1330 279