Linus Torvalds from Finland releases Linux version 0.02
October 5, 1991 05:41:06 GMT: The young student Linus Torvalds from Finland releases Linux version 0.02 which is the first official release.
Linux is a UNIX like OS based on POSIX which is distributed with free source code.
Linus Torvalds wrote in the announcement:
"I've enjoyed doing it, and somebody might enjoy looking at it and even modifying it for their own needs"
This will be the best candidate for the understatement of the decade to come!
It is the picture of a penguinthat will become the logo for the Linux community.
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