Linux turned 25 on 25th August! Did you know that?

Ian ilox11 at
Fri Aug 26 00:02:46 CST 2016

According to softpedia...

"Now that it's August 25 in most countries, the time has come for us Linux
geeks to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the open source project that
changed the world as we know it.

Yes, that's right, exactly 25 years ago, on August 25, 1991, which was a
Sunday, Linus Benedict Torvalds informed Minix users that he was doing a
free computer operating system as a hobby.

"Hello everybody out there using Minix. I'm doing a (free) operating system
(just a hobby, won't be big and professional like GNU) for 386 (486) AT
clone," read the announcement.

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-- Ian
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