PC Magazine has dusted off an old and much mocked headline and claimed that 2021 Is the Year of Linux on the Desktop.
Still not on the desktop but not even Steve Ballmer saw this day coming
On August 25, 1991, Linus Torvalds, then a student at the University of Helsinki in Finland, sent a message to the comp.os.minix newsgroup soliciting feature suggestions for a free Unix-like operating system he was developing as a hobby.
Supported by that great peace-maker and diplomat Linus Torvalds
One does not normally expect to see IT’s Mr Sweary Linus Torvalds taking a diplomatic role, but he seems to be taking such a stance in the case of Paragon.
Strong language and biology lessons used
An anti-vaxer who thought that a Linux kernel topic thread was a good venue to spread a poorly researched conspiracy theory found himself on the receiving end of some words from IT's Mr Sweary, Linus Torvalds.
Well he is getting old
IT's Mr Sweary Linus Torvalds says he is that while he is not pushing for Rust, he is open to it.
He is too rude and our mothers’ object
A morality cabal of Debian users had a go at censoring IT’s Mr Sweary Linus Torvalds in 2014 according to a leak of documents from Debian-private.
Linux creator moans
Linux creator Linus Torvalds was back on form while talking about Advanced Vector Extensions 512 (AVX-512) found on select Intel processors.
Linux team ends the use of 'slaves'
Linus Torvalds approved a new and more inclusive terminology for the Linux kernel code and documentation which means the end of words which might be racist or generally backward.
First time in 15 years
IT’s Mr Sweary Linus Torvalds took time out from his latest version of the Linux kernel to announce he had abandoned Intel after 15 years.