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May 21 2008   11:26AM GMT

What is the origin of Linux?

GuyPardon Guy Pardon Profile: GuyPardon

In the embed below, Linus Torvalds, the creator of Linux, “tells the story of how he went from writing code as a graduate student in Helsinki in the early 1990s to becoming an icon for open source software by the end of the decade. ” (YouTube shownotes)

[kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/WVTWCPoUt8w" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /]

The video was produced by the Computer History Museum.

[Hat tip to Linux Journal, via Greg Laden]

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