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 Linus Torvalds - “See, you not only have to be a good coder to create a system like Linux, you have to be a sneaky bastard too”
 Linus Torvalds - “The Linux kernel is under the GPL version 2. Not anything else. Some individual files are licensable under v3, but not the kernel in general. And quite frankly, I don't see that changing.”
 Linus Torvalds - “The Linux kernel is under the GPL version 2. Not anything else. Some individual files can be licensed under version 3, but not the kernel in general. And quite frankly, I don't see that changing.”
 Linus Torvalds - “When it comes to software, I much prefer free software, because I have very seldom seen a program that has worked well enough for my needs, and having sources available can be a life-saver.”
 Linus Torvalds - “What commercialism has brought into Linux has been the incentive to make a good distribution that is easy to use and that has all the packaging issues worked out.”
 Linus Torvalds - “The thing with Linux is that the developers themselves are actually customers too that has always been an important part of Linux.”
 Linus Torvalds - “The fame and reputation part came later, and never was much of a motivator, although it did enable me to work without feeling guilty about neglecting my studies.”
 Linus Torvalds - “That's what makes Linux so good you put in something, and that effort multiplies. It's a positive feedback cycle.”
 Linus Torvalds - “Shareware tends to combine the worst of commercial software with the worst of free software.”
 Linus Torvalds - “See, you not only have to be a good coder to create a system like Linux, you have to be a sneaky bastard too.”
 Linus Torvalds - “Programmers are in the enviable position of not only getting to do what they want to, but because the end result is so important they get paid to do it. There are other professions like that, but not that many.”
 Linus Torvalds - “Making Linux GPL'd was definitely the best thing I ever did.”
 Linus Torvalds - “Linux has definitely made a lot of sense even in a purely materialistic sense.”
 Linus Torvalds - “I've never regretted not making Linux shareware I really don't like the pay for use binary shareware programs.”
 Linus Torvalds - “I've been very happy with the commercial Linux CD-ROM vendors linux Red Hat.”
 Linus Torvalds - “I'm generally a very pragmatic person that which works, works.”
 Linus Torvalds - “I used to be interested in Windows NT, but the more I see it, the more it looks like traditional Windows with a stabler kernel. I don't find anything technically interesting there.”
 Linus Torvalds - “I try to avoid long-range plans and visions - that way I can more easily deal with anything new that comes up.”
 Linus Torvalds - “I like to think that I've been a good manager. That fact has been very instrumental in making Linux a successful product.”
 Linus Torvalds - “I do get my pizzas paid for by Linux indirectly.”
 Linus Torvalds - “Helsinki isn't all that bad. It's a very nice city, and it's cold really only in wintertime.”
 Linus Torvalds - “Before the commercial ventures, Linux tended to be rather hard to set up, because most of the developers were motivated mainly by their own interests.”
 Linus Torvalds - “Artists usually don't make all that much money, and they often keep their artistic hobby despite the money rather than due to it.”
 Linus Torvalds - “Any program is only as good as it is useful.”
 Linus Torvalds - “A consumer doesn't take anything away he doesn't actually consume anything. Giving the same thing to a thousand consumers is not really any more expensive than giving it to just one.”

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