Linux is 25. Yay! Let’s celebrate with 25 stunning facts about Linux.
Quincy Larson

I remember telnetting into my shell account on SFSU servers. When Linux came on my radar I was overjoyed simply because I didn’t have to use my modem to telnet to a shell. I could have a shell account on a spare 486DX!

Of course setting up Linux in the early days was not as easy as it is now. There is a reason why ‘yum update all’ exists.