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A Ridiculous History of LinuxChapter 1: The Rise of Linux
(1964 - Multics)
DEVELOPER 1 (♂): Well, it's time. (flips several switches on)
MULTICS (♀): (wakes up) Hello, world. What is my purpose?
DEVELOPER 1: Your purpose is to serve as an innovative, scalable operating system that offers high availability and can be expanded simply by adding hardware.
MULTICS: (smiles) Okay, sir!
(1969 - Unix)
MULTICS: Bell Labs, why are you leaving me?!
BELL LABS: Because we're fed up with your great bulk and complexity! We've started work on a better operating system, anyway. We call it "Unix".
UNIX (♂): Hello, world.
(1983 - GNU Project)
RICHARD STALLMAN (♂)
Unusual Linux Distro NamesAwesome Linux Distro Names:
Ubuntu (and most derivatives of the name)
Cute Linux Distro Names:
Difficult-to-Pronounce Linux Distro Names (don't ask me how to pronounce most of these):
openSUSE (open SU-sah)
Slamd64 (probably Slay-em-dee sixty-four)
Chaox (if it's pronounced how I think it is, it might sound pretty neat, actually)
Stupid/Funny/Awkward Linux Distro Names:
Mac, PC, and Linux - Advert 11Mac, PC, and Linux - Commercial 11: Sibling Rivalry
MAC: Hello, I'm a Mac...
LEOPARD: ...I'm a Mac running Debian...
PC: ...I'm a PC...
LINUX: ...and I'm a Linux box. Well, technically, all four of us are. Anyway, it has come to our attention that these commercials might be too pro-Linux. To be frank, Linux does have its downsides. For example, you'd think that Linux users all get along pretty well, but the reality is that every distro has some elitist fanatics.
[A blonde dressed in deep pink enters the room. At about the same time, a white-haired girl with short twintails and blue clothing walks in as well.]
LINUX: This is a perfect time to observe the rivalry between Debian and Fedora. Don't worry, this is only playacting.
DEBIAN: [impassively] Hello, Fedora.
FEDORA: [in a stu
The BeginningHe told them, of course. He told those idiots everything, the whole damn story, including the blunder he'd made, and its consequences. Looking back on it later, he realized he had probably been in shock the whole time. It made sense, anyone would have been.
Soph was about twenty years old, and he'd been that way for a couple of years already, ever since the Hoarde had started attacking humanity from the past. Every day that passed, they ate at another day in the past. It sickened him. Those creatures had absolutely no regard for proper time and causality protocols.
It didn't seem to affect anyone else that way, though.
The Hoarde was the result of a human creation, of course, like everything bad in the world, though no one else knew about them. Then again, no one else had undiluted access to the power of creation. Even he didn't know much about the Hoarde, only that they appeared through some tear in The Fabric of The World and started killing people off. They appeared at some point in
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