[SATLUG] Fwd: Happy Birthday Linux

Benjamin Temple temple_benjamin at hotmail.com
Wed Aug 25 18:43:31 CDT 2010


Sorta funny how Win95's birthday was yesterday, and it's Linux's today.

Regards,
Benjamin Temple
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The box said "Requires Windows 95 or better." So I installed Linux.



 
> Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2010 18:33:37 -0500
> From: pjcrux at gmail.com
> To: satlug at satlug.org
> Subject: [SATLUG] Fwd: Happy Birthday Linux
> 
> This was posted on the kclug mailing list and thought I'd share :)
> 
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Jim Herrmann <kclug at itdepends.com>
> Date: Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 6:30 PM
> Subject: Happy Birthday Linux
> To: kclug at kclug.org
> 
> 
> From:torvalds at klaava.Helsinki.FI <From%3Atorvalds at klaava.Helsinki.FI> (Linus
> Benedict Torvalds)
> Newsgroup: comp.os.minix
> Subject: What would you like to see most in minix?
> Summary: small poll for my new operating system
> Message-ID: 1991Aug25, 20578.9541 at klaava.Helsinki.FI
> Date: 25 Aug 91 20:57:08 GMT
> Organization: University of Helsinki.
> 
> Hello everybody out there using minix-
> 
> I'm doing a (free) operating system (just a hobby, won't be big
> and professional like gnu) for 386(486) AT clones. This has
> been brewing since april, and is starting to get ready. I'd like
> any feedback on things people like/dislike in minix; as my OS
> resembles it somewhat (same physical layout of the file-sytem
> due to practical reasons)among other things.
> 
> I've currently ported bash (1.08) an gcc (1.40), and things seem to work.
> This implies that i'll get something practical within a few months, and I'd
> like to know what features most people want. Any suggestions are welcome,
> but I won't promise I'll implement them :-)
> 
> Linus Torvalds torvalds at kruuna.helsinki.fi
> 
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