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Linux kernel released by creator

Linux kernel released by Linux Torvalds

5 October, 1991

Linus Torvalds released the Linux kernel on 5th October 1991. Linux is a free Unix-like operating system created by Torvalds.

FYI, the original name of the O.S. was Freax. It was changed to Linux by Ari Lemmke without consulting Linus Torvalds.

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