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Linus Torvalds's Profile

Brief about Linus Torvalds: By info that we know Linus Torvalds was born at 1969-12-28. And also Linus Torvalds is Finnish Businessman.

Some Linus Torvalds's quotes. Goto "Linus Torvalds's quotation" section for more.

I don't expect to go hungry if I decide to leave the University. Resume: Linux looks pretty good in many places.

Tags: Good, Leave, Pretty

I like to think that I've been a good manager. That fact has been very instrumental in making Linux a successful product.

Tags: Fact, Good, Successful

I very seldom worry about other systems. I concentrate pretty fully on just making Linux the best I can.

Tags: Best, Pretty, Worry

I've been employed by the University of Helsinki, and they've been perfectly happy to keep me employed and doing Linux.

Tags: Happy, Keep, University

I've been very happy with the commercial Linux CD-ROM vendors linux Red Hat.

Tags: Happy, Hat, Red

I've never regretted not making Linux shareware: I really don't like the pay for use binary shareware programs.

Tags: Linux, Making, Pay

Linux has definitely made a lot of sense even in a purely materialistic sense.

Tags: Definitely, Linux, Sense

My name is Linus, and I am your God.

Tags: God, Name

Non-technical questions sometimes don't have an answer at all.

Tags: Answer, Questions, Sometimes

Shareware tends to combine the worst of commercial software with the worst of free software.

Tags: Computers, Free, Worst

The thing with Linux is that the developers themselves are actually customers too: that has always been an important part of Linux.

Tags: Actually, Linux, Themselves

Before the commercial ventures, Linux tended to be rather hard to set up, because most of the developers were motivated mainly by their own interests.

Tags: Hard, Interests, Rather

People enjoy the interaction on the Internet, and the feeling of belonging to a group that does something interesting: that's how some software projects are born.

Tags: Enjoy, Feeling, Group

The cyberspace earnings I get from Linux come in the format of having a Network of people that know me and trust me, and that I can depend on in return.

Tags: Depend, Return, Trust

Helsinki may not be as cold as you make it out to be, but California is still a lot nicer. I don't remember the last time I couldn't walk around in shorts all day.

Tags: May, Remember, Time

I never felt that the naming issue was all that important, but I was obviously wrong, judging by how many people felt. I tell people to call it just plain Linux and nothing more.

Tags: Judging, Tell, Wrong

I used to be interested in Windows NT, but the more I see it, the more it looks like traditional Windows with a stabler kernel. I don't find anything technically interesting there.

Tags: Interested, Looks, Used

The fame and reputation part came later, and never was much of a motivator, although it did enable me to work without feeling guilty about neglecting my studies.

Tags: Feeling, Guilty, Work

What commercialism has brought into Linux has been the incentive to make a good distribution that is easy to use and that has all the packaging issues worked out.

Tags: Easy, Good, Worked

When it comes to software, I much prefer free software, because I have very seldom seen a program that has worked well enough for my needs, and having sources available can be a life-saver.

Tags: Enough, Free, Seen