OS Wars_part 2: Rise of Linux

Command Line Heroes

Episode | Podcast

Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:01:00 +0000

<p>It's the 1990s. The empire of <a href="https://twitter.com/Microsoft?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor">Microsoft</a> controls 90% of users. Complete standardization of operating systems seems assured. But an unlikely hero arises from amongst the band of open source rebels. <a href="https://twitter.com/linus__torvalds?lang=en">Linus Torvalds</a>—meek, bespectacled—releases his <a href="https://twitter.com/linuxfoundation?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor">Linux</a> O.S. free of charge. While Microsoft reels and regroups, the battleground shifts from personal computers to the Internet.</p> <p>Acclaimed tech journalist <a href="https://twitter.com/sjvn">Steven Vaughan-Nichols</a> is joined by a team of veterans who relive the tech revolution that reimagined our future. Editor's Note: A previous version of this episode featured a short clip with Jon “maddog” Hall. It has been removed at his request.</p> <p>Please let us know what you think of the show by providing a rating or review in <a href="http://getpodcast.reviews/id/1319947289">Apple Podcasts</a>.</p> <p>Drop us a line at <a href="https://www.redhat.com/CommandLineHeroes">redhat.com/commandlineheroes</a>, we're listening...</p>