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Linux.com: International Bright Young Thing

Dec 05, 2000, 21:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chris Ball, Emmett Plant)

"Not only is Linux developed by a vast team of volunteers, but these volunteers live in almost every corner of the globe. Linux was actually created by a college student in Finland. More importantly, it's not just wireheads that use Linux on an international scale. We'd like to introduce you to a few Linux users outside the United States."

"Mukund lives in India. He first heard of Linux when an Indian computer magazine published a review of Linux way back in 1993. After he saw the kernel source in '94, he bought a copy of Linux in 1995 and was hooked...."

"Gina Lanik lives and works in Vienna, Austria. She's been using Linux at home and work for a while now, and loves being able to writing her own solutions, mainly by using and combining shell scripts. Furthermore, her attraction has been turned into a full-time job - Gina works as a junior Database Administrator and Sysadmin for a large I.T. company, and uses her Linux workstation at work to control a couple of the company's UNIX servers."

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