Linus Torvolds “What Would You Like to See Most in Minix”

Linus Torvalds
Linus Torvalds

August 25, 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.

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