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Shaping the Future of Linux: Karim Allah Ahmed

Sep 08, 2011, 23:00 (0 Talkback[s])


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"When Karim Allah Ahmed was 13 years old, he fell in love with computers. And just like a first love, everything about his newfound passion felt totally thrilling—and completely foreign. Linux was one of those things. While he didn't know what it was, exactly, he felt an overwhelming urge to embrace it.

"I first read about Linux in a local computer magazine," says Karim. "Initially, I thought it was a cool, new version of Windows. For a few days, I went around telling my friends that I was running Windows Linux on my machine." Of course, as he read more, he quickly began to see the light. And as his understanding of Linux grew, his love for it deepened.

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