Much pomp and circumstance surrounded last year’s observance of Linux’s 20th birthday, so this year there won’t be a lot of big parties planned. But for those of us here in the U.S., the 21st birthday is a significant milestone.
It’s time for the penguin to buy a drink and celebrate. And it’s a drink that’s well deserved. With dominance in the web, cloud, and mobile sectors, Linux has indeed come a long way since those days in the latter half of 1991.