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Ken Thompson, Who Co-created UNIX, is Now Moving to Debian GNU/Linux (Raspbian)

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Summary: Ken Thompson has shared incredible news; he's moving to GNU/Linux (transcript of the excerpt above can be found below)

[00:00] Audience member: ok, Ken. What's your operating system of choice, today?

Ken Thompson: I have for most of my life, because I was sort of born into it run Apple. Right now, recently, meaning within the last five years I've become more and more and more depressed and

[laughter from audience]

what Apple is doing to something which should allow you to work

[00:30] is just atrocious but they are taking space and time to do it so it's ok. And I have come within the last month or two to say even though I've invested a zillion years in Apple, I'm throwing it away and I'm going to Linux, Raspbian in particular.

[applause and cheers from audience]

Ken Thompson: Anyway, I'm half transitioned now.

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