It all started twenty years ago, however it seems that happened yesterday!
Here is the link and a stretch of the first email sent by Linux Torvalds to inform that was startting to develop an operating system called Linux
|Linus Torvalds announces the beginning of the linux
From: torvalds@klaava.Helsinki.FI (Linus Benedict Torvalds)
Subject: What would you like to see most in minix?
Summary: small poll for my new operating system
Date: 25 Aug 91 20:57:08 GMT
Organization: University of Helsinki
Hello everybody out there using minix –
I’m doing a (free) operating system (just a hobby, won’t be big and
I’ve currently ported bash(1.08) and gcc(1.40), and things seem to work.
PS. Yes – it’s free of any minix code, and it has a multi-threaded fs.
“There is always a better alternative”