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Linus is a common name for people or things.


Several people bear the first or middle name Linus:

To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require rewriting and/or reformatting. ... Linus Gerdemann is a German professional road bicycle racer born 16 September 1982. ... Linus Carl Pauling (February 28, 1901 – August 19, 1994) was an American quantum chemist and biochemist, widely regarded as the premier chemist of the twentieth century. ... This is a list of Nobel Prize laureates in Chemistry from 1901 to the present day. ... The Nobel Peace Prize Medal featuring a portrait of Alfred Nobel Lester B. Pearson after accepting the Nobel Peace Prize The Nobel Peace Prize is one of five Nobel Prizes bequested by the Swedish industrialist and inventor Alfred Nobel. ... Linus Roache (born February 1, 1964 in Manchester, Greater Manchester, England) is a British actor. ... Linus Benedict Torvalds (born December 28, 1969 in Helsinki, Finland) is a Finnish software engineer best known for initiating the development of Linux. ... The Linux kernel is a Unix-like operating system kernel that was begun by Linus Torvalds in 1991 and subsequently developed with the assistance of developers worldwide. ... Linus Yale, Jr. ... Nickname: The Eternal City Location within Province of Rome in the Region of Latium Coordinates: Region Latium Porvince Province of Rome Mayor of Rome Walter Veltroni Area    - City 1,285 km²  (496. ... The cognomen (name known by in English) was originally the third name of a Roman in the Roman naming convention. ... Linus may refer to any of three sons of Apollo from Greek mythology: Son of Apollo and Urania, he was killed by Apollo during a contest. ... Lycian Apollo, early Imperial Roman copy of a fourth century Greek original (Louvre Museum) In Greek and Roman mythology, Apollo (ancient Greek , Apóllōn; or Ἀπέλλων, Apellōn), the ideal of the kouros, was the archer-god of medicine and healing and also a bringer of death-dealing plague; as... Linus van Pelt is Charlie Browns younger best friend in Charles M. Schulzs comic strip Peanuts. ... Pope Linus (d. ... Paul of Tarsus, also known as Paul the Apostle or Saint Paul (AD 3–14 — 62–69),[1] is widely considered to be central to the early development and spread of Christianity, particularly westward from Jerusalem. ... This article or section should be merged with First Epistle to Timothy The Pastoral Epistles are often considered together, as each throws light upon the others. ... This page is about the version of the Bible; for the Harvey Danger album, see King James Version (album). ...


  • Linus (magazine), Italian magazine published from 1965 named for the "Peanuts" character
  • (22) Kalliope I Linus, an asteroid moon that orbits 22 Kalliope, named for the son of Apollo
  • Project Linus
  • Linus's law, named for Linus Torvalds, the creator of Linux, states that "given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow". More formally: "Given a large enough beta-tester and co-developer base, almost every problem will be characterized quickly and the fix obvious to someone."
  • (Like) Linus was Deftones's first demo tape.
  • "Linus and Lucy" is a jazz piano piece written by Vince Guaraldi and made popular in the Charlie Brown television specials.
  • Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University
  • LINUS: Language for INstructional USe - A language hybridised from FORTRAN, PL/I and Algol 68, used to give students a foundation in structure progrmming.

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Linus Torvalds - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1173 words)
Linus was inspired by Minix (a kernel and operating system developed by Andrew Tanenbaum) to develop a capable UNIX-like operating system that could be run on a PC.
Linus is married to Tove Torvalds (née Monni).
Linus was running introductory computer laboratory exercises for students and instructed the course attendants to send him an e-mail as a test, to which Tove responded with an e-mail asking for a date.
Linus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (201 words)
Linus was a figure mentioned at Paul of Tarsus's Second Epistle to Timothy: 'Do thy diligence to come before winter.
Eubulus greeteth thee, and Pudens, and Linus, and Claudia, and all the brethren.' (2Tim.4:21, KJV) This may or may not be the same person as Pope Linus.
Linus van Pelt is a character in the comic strip Peanuts.
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