History of Linux: The Timeline



Bangalore: Enterprises are the home for Linux operating systems. They are mostly used across servers, for connecting databases and clients and for other purposes. Yet, presently, these operating systems have turned out to be so user-friendly that they have become a common sight throughout houses. So, how did this transition happen? How was this operating system even born? In the next couple of pages, we are taking you to a journey in time. Read on to know about the history of the most popular operating system.

1991: The birth of Linux

On August 25, 1991, a message sent to the Minix Usenet newsgroup marked the birth of Linux. But little did Linus Torvalds know that how wrong he would be as he wrote, “just a hobby, won't be big and professional like gnu for 386(486) AT clones.”

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