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