In Pictures: A visual history of Linux

The 10 biggest leaps forward in the look and feel of the Linux desktops

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The first release of Linux

In October 1991, Linus Torvalds releases the first version of Linux. It doesn't do much, but it runs BASH and GCC and, as Torvalds puts it, "it probably never will support anything other than AT-harddisks."

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