22 Years of Linux. 22 Years of Freedom


This week, one of the most recognisable and powerful forces in open-source software (Ubuntu) turned 9-years-old. Ubuntu is a computer operating system that is based on Linux, the mecca of open-source computing. Well, this year we celebrate the 22 Years since the inception of Linux. A beginning that stood for freedom, openness  and community. The Linux community is by far, in my opinion, the most improved and helpful computer community there is out there- and this all began with one email from a curious Linus Torvalds.

Here’s an infographic from Linux Foundation, celebrating 20-years of Linux. Take a look at this “Then and Now”infographic representing how far we’ve come:



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