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Happy 15th Birthday Linux

Mar 13, 2009, 22:03 (0 Talkback[s])

"After 15 hard punches to the flipper, we'll recount the important moments in your life and the accomplishments you've managed to rack up before even being allowed to legally buy cigarettes and porn in most states:

• 1987: MINIX, the more dangerous and hardcore older brother you've always idolized, was born.
• 1991: Linus Torvalds is pissed he can't access his university's UNIX servers to his liking, so he wrote the code that would become your DNA. Which I guess is better than your parents just getting blind drunk and conceiving you in their Vegas drive-through honeymoon suite.
• March 13 1994: Judging by this pretty hardcore looking log file, your version 1.0 was release on this day 15 years ago."

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