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    Linus Torvalds facts

    A friend sent me it, thought it was funny so i decided to post it.

    1. Linus Torvalds can program without a keyboard

    2. Since 1969, the year Linus Torvalds was born, software quality has increased 19.000 percent.

    3. The commonest definition of the word programmer is Linus Torvalds

    4. Linus Torvalds didin't learn from the University of Helsinki the University of Helsinki learned from Linus Torvalds.

    5. Linus Torvalds finished the Linux Kernel the day before he started on it.

    6. Linus Torvalds once developed a programming language so good that it makes python look like punch cards.

    7. Linus Torvalds doesn't need to boot.

    8. Linus Torvalds first written program had artificial intelligence.

    9. Linus Torvalds doesn't receive error messages.

    10. There is no theory of probability, just a list of events that Linus Torvalds allows to occur.
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    Re: Linus Torvalds facts

    haha thats quality.

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    Re: Linus Torvalds facts

    Is it just me, or is it some connection between those statements and those found here: http://www.chucknorrisfacts.com/
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    Re: Linus Torvalds facts

    Quote Originally Posted by Muffe View Post
    Is it just me, or is it some connection between those statements and those found here: http://www.chucknorrisfacts.com/
    Which are a ripoff of Vin Diesel Facts.

    Which were ripped off from the "Bill Brasky" sketch on SNL.
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    Re: Linus Torvalds facts

    Looks like a variant on Bruce Schneier facts, that may be a play on Chuck Norrris facts. Bruce is a top encryption/security expert.

    Still fun though.

    Here's mine:

    Linus Torvalds doesn't use a monitor. He can read the video signals from a VGA cable with his finger.
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    Re: Linus Torvalds facts

    Quote Originally Posted by Muffe View Post
    Is it just me, or is it some connection between those statements and those found here: http://www.chucknorrisfacts.com/
    Quote Originally Posted by steevc View Post
    Looks like a variant on Bruce Schneier facts, that may be a play on Chuck Norrris facts. Bruce is a top encryption/security expert.

    Still fun though.

    Here's mine:

    Linus Torvalds doesn't use a monitor. He can read the video signals from a VGA cable with his finger.
    michael phelps facts...found them today

    heres mine...linus is in the last frame

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    Re: Linus Torvalds facts

    Quote Originally Posted by jimi_hendrix View Post
    Yeah I heard about that yesterday, but couldn't remember his name. Thanks for the link!

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    Re: Linus Torvalds facts

    Here's one:

    Linus Torvalds has the same birthday as my daughter (see the avatar).
    Some people say I'm a man of few words, but the fact is that most people talk too much without actually saying anything.

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    Re: Linus Torvalds facts

    Linus Torvalds can write to ntfs.

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