Geek Fact for August 25th


In 1991, Linus Torvalds released his first version of the Linux operating system kernel.

As of 2006, approximately two percent of the Linux kernel was written by Torvalds. As thousands have contributed to the Linux kernel, he still remains one of its largest contributors.

Learn more at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linus_Torvalds.

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