Founding History of Linux Foundation

Founded by Linus Torvalds.

Started design and development work in July 1991.

Launched in September 1991.

Incorporated as Open Source Development Labs in October 2002.

Amended name to The Linux Foundation in February 2007.

Headquartered in San Francisco, USA.

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Year 1 of Linux Foundation

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Version 1 of Linux Foundation (Operating System)

SEP 1991

Stats of Linux Foundation

1991 to 1994

1995 to 1996

1999 to 2002

2003 to 2006

2007 to 2010

2011 to 2014

2015 to 2018

2019 to 2020

Full Year 1 of Linux Foundation

Y1 of LF.pdf

JUL 1991 to JUN 1992

Extras of Linux Foundation

Articles of Incorporation.pdf

2002 OCT Articles of Incorporation

Oral History of Linus Torvalds.pdf

2008 JUL Oral History of Linus Torvalds

2012 JUN Aalto Talk with Linus Torvalds

2016 May The mind behind Linux