Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Patrick Volkerding
Born: October 20, 1966
- Software engineer.
- Manager and founder of the Slackware Linux distribution.
- Slackware Benevolent Dictator for Life.
- Linux System Commands (2000).
- LINUX Configuration and Installation (1998).
- Linux in Plain English (1997).
- LINUX Programming (Mis Press Slackware Series) (1996).
Honors and awards
- O'Reilly Open Source Award (2014).
"Besides, I think Slackware sounds better than 'Microsoft,' don't you?"