August 25, 1991: Linus Torvolds “What Would You Like to See Most in Minix”

1991 – Linus Torvalds mentions in a message on comp.os.minix with the simple question: What would you like to see most in Minix This is the official announcement of the Linux project. Of course Ari Lemmke named it Linux after a while, in which would be adopted as the official name. Linus first wanted to name it “Freix”, which meant Freek Unix. This Day in Tech History podcast show notes forĀ August 25 Apple Powerbook 5300 Yahoo and ET partner Broadcom purchases AMD’s Digital TV services Netflix debuts on iPhone Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe! Apple Podcasts | Android...

Play