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Red Hat Linux Born on Halloween and Still Scaring the Pants off Proprietary Operating Systems

Nov 01, 2012, 02:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

 

In October of 1994, on All Hallow's Eve, Marc Ewing released the first publicly available distribution of Red Hat Linux. It's a release that has become known as the Halloween release.

Back in 1994, Linux was a scary beast. It was a nascent effort that was just getting going, full of complexity and loaded with promise.

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