Torvalds converts to Apple
Unlikely Apple Fanboy of the Year
Linus Torvalds has praised the Asahi Linux distribution that runs on Apple gear for making Arm-powered computers useful for developers and says he wants an Apple mac now.
Linux could go Rusty in the next release
We will C what happens next
Linux has been written in the C programming language for more than 30 years but the last few years have seen a growing momentum to make the Rust programming language Linux's second Linux language.
Linus Torvalds did not create Bitcoin
Linus Torvalds has squashed an internet rumour that he is Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto.
PC Magazine claims 2021 Is the Year of Linux on the Desktop
PC Magazine has dusted off an old and much mocked headline and claimed that 2021 Is the Year of Linux on the Desktop.
Linux is 30 years old
Still not on the desktop but not even Steve Ballmer saw this day coming
On August 25, 1991, Linus Torvalds, then a student at the University of Helsinki in Finland, sent a message to the comp.os.minix newsgroup soliciting feature suggestions for a free Unix-like operating system he was developing as a hobby.
Former anti- open source Paragon wants to get stuff into the kernel
Supported by that great peace-maker and diplomat Linus Torvalds
One does not normally expect to see IT’s Mr Sweary Linus Torvalds taking a diplomatic role, but he seems to be taking such a stance in the case of Paragon.
Anti-vaxer takes on Linus Torvalds
Strong language and biology lessons used
An anti-vaxer who thought that a Linux kernel topic thread was a good venue to spread a poorly researched conspiracy theory found himself on the receiving end of some words from IT's Mr Sweary, Linus Torvalds.
Torvalds contemplates Rust
Well he is getting old
IT's Mr Sweary Linus Torvalds says he is that while he is not pushing for Rust, he is open to it.
A morality cabal of Debian users tried to knife Torvalds
He is too rude and our mothers’ object
A morality cabal of Debian users had a go at censoring IT’s Mr Sweary Linus Torvalds in 2014 according to a leak of documents from Debian-private.
Intel's AVX512 needs to die a painful death
Linux creator moans
Linux creator Linus Torvalds was back on form while talking about Advanced Vector Extensions 512 (AVX-512) found on select Intel processors.