Everyone knows and loves Linus Torvalds, the creator of Linux. Mark Shuttleworth, the creator of Ubuntu Linux, is pretty famous. Richard Stallman, the founder of the Free Software Foundation and creator of the GPL, is equal parts famous and infamous. But surely there is more to Linux and Free/Open Source software than these three. And indeed there are thousands upon thousands of people toiling away fueling the mighty FOSS engine; here is a small sampling of these important contributors who make the FOSS world go ‘round.
Carla Schroder starts a tour of some heros and raises a deserved cheer for a sample of those - some of whom might possibly be described as a bit of an unruly rabble, I’d be quite OK with that moniker myself - who have created something quite wonderful