Torvalds subsequently wrote a free-software replacement for BitKeeper called.
After a visit to in late 1996, Torvalds accepted a position at the company in California, where he would work from February 1997 until June 2003.
Thoughtful and respectful, Linus is often the voice of reason among his peers.
He also created the system and the scuba dive logging and planning software Subsurface.
Run by Linus Sebastian, the channel is under Linus Media Group and is one of the most active channels.
He was criticized for his use and alleged advocacy of the proprietary software for version control in the Linux kernel.