Linux creator Torvalds switches to an Apple Mac

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Linux creator Linus Torvalds said this afternoon that he's now running an Apple Macintosh as his main desktop, mainly for work reasons, although partly simply because he's a self-described "technology whore". ...

Torvalds Slams EU Patent Proposal

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Linus Torvalds and two other European software luminaries have thrown their weight behind a campaign to block software patents from being legitimized in Europe, ahead of a critical European Competitiveness Council decision later this week....

Is Torvalds really the father of Linux?

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It's hard to imagine that Linus Torvalds could have launched Linux without directly using earlier operating system work, according to a report that has become controversial even before its scheduled publication Thursday. ...

Torvalds Did Want to See SCO's Code

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Linus Torvalds, Linux's founder and leader, doesn't agree with The SCO Group Inc. CEO Darl McBride's characterization of Torvalds as being unwilling to look at SCO's Unix source code because "he didn't want to be...

Torvalds updates new Linux

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Linux leader Linus Torvalds has issued his first update to the new 2.6 kernel at the heart of the open-source operating system, releasing version 2.6.1 on Friday. The new version includes changes to improve Linux...

Linus Torvalds Refutes SCO Copyright Claims

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In a letter sent last week to Linux companies, The SCO Group Inc made a number of specific claims about programs within Linux it contends were stolen from its Unix intellectual property. However, several Linux...

Torvalds to SCO: Negotiate what?

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The war of words between The SCO Group Inc. and the Linux community escalated this week in a flurry of open letters, the latest from Linux creator Linus Torvalds. In a letter dated Tuesday, the...

Torvalds Speaks Out on SCO, Linux

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Linus Torvalds, the founder and lead developer of the Linux open-source operating system, has some strong views about the legal dispute between The SCO Group and IBM, which he shared with eWEEK Senior Editor Peter...

Linux lab lures Torvalds from Transmeta

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The creator of the freely available Linux operating system will join the Open Source Development Lab, a consortium designed to bring high-end features to the software. Linus Torvalds, who will become an...

Torvalds Sounds Off On SCO Lawsuit

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Linus Torvalds won't render his own verdict on SCO Group's legal case against IBM until the Unix code in question is revealed in court. In an e-mail response to CRN, Torvalds, widely considered...

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