Linux Torvalds : Linux operating system. Comp 1631 (winter 2011) Yong- Hu Kwon. Linux Torvalds. Linus Benedict Torvalds was born on December 28, 1969 in Helsinki(Finland). He was named after Linus Pauling, the famous physical chemist and Nobel Prize winner.
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His M.Sc. thesis was titled Linux: A Portable Operating System.