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Linux Foundation History: Year 1

Who are the founders of Linux and Linux Foundation?

Linux and Linux Foundation were founded by Linus Torvalds.

When did the first design and development efforts start for Linux?

Design and development efforts started in July 1991.

When did Linux launch publicly?

Linux launched publicly in September 1991.

When was Linux incorporated?

Linux was incorporated as Open Source Development Labs in October 2002 and as Linux Foundation in February 2007.

Where was Linux Foundation headquartered?

Linux Foundation was headquartered in San Francisco, USA.

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What happened during the year 1 of Linux?


Month 1

Month 2

Month 3

Month 4

Month 5

Month 6

Month 7

Month 8

Month 9

Month 10

Month 11

Month 12

What was the version 1 of Linux like?

SEP 1991

What are some of the stats for Linux and 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

What were some of the extra materials about Linux and 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