Brian Fox

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Brian Fox

Name: Brian Fox

Born: December 11, 1959, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Computer-related contributions

  • African American computer programmer, author, entrepreneur, and free software supporter.
  • Original author of the GNU Bash shell.
  • Worked with Free Software Foundation and created GNU Bash, GNU Info, GNU Makeinfo, GNU Finger, Readline and history libraries.

Significant publications

  • Gnu Bash Reference Manual (2002).