Linux creator Linus Torvalds gives Windows 7 a thumbs up

Linus Torvalds, the father of the Linux Kernel gave Windows 7 the thumbs up in Japan yesterday.

Torvalds was in town for the Japan Linux Symposium exhibition and Microsoft reportedly setup a big promotion booth across the street from the conference center. During a conference break an attendee dragged Torvalds across the street to "make fun of Microsoft".

The result? A somewhat sarcastic thumbs up from Linus Torvalds, it's a picture that will certainly go down in history though. Thanks to Steven Bink ( for spotting this:

Image Credit: Chris Schlaeger

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