Linus Torvalds

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Linus Torvalds on Why Desktop Linux Stinks

For the last 20 years, I kept hearing how Linux on the Desktop would go mainstream in “five years.” Linus Torvalds himself explains what the challenges are and why that has not happened.

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Linus Torvalds’s TED Talk

Linus Torvalds transformed technology twice — first with the Linux kernel and again with Git. In a rare interview with TED Curator Chris Anderson, Torvalds discusses with remarkable openness the personality traits that prompted his unique philosophy of work, engineering and life. He also has the same kind of treadmill desk that I have. “I […]

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