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A baby named Linux

By Linux.com Staff on October 11, 2008 (2:00:00 PM)

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Reader Christian Nielsen wrote from Sweden to tell us he and his girlfriend have named their baby Linux, after the operating system, and attached this darling photo.

Nielsen says he and his girlfriend Veronica considered a few names during the pregnancy, "but when he finally arrived none of them seemed right. We both thought that he looked like a little Linux as soon as we saw him and decided to go for that name."

You might wonder what the grandparents think of their choice, but Nielsen says it hasn't been a problem. "The reaction from family and friends has been positive -- they all like it. Our families think it’s a bit of an unusual name but still a nice one, and our friends like it because it sounds cool! Some have even asked if we are going to name our next child after Microsoft."

This raises so many questions. Will Richard Stallman insist that the baby be called GNU/Linux? Does a baby named Linux go to sleep and wake up without problems? How often does he outgrow his footwear and require a reboot?

Regardless, here's a picture of the little daemon, who was released on August 24. The parents request that if you have "any stuff with the name Linux on, like stickers, pens, and so on" that you can spare, please write to them.

Baby Linux

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 88.195.218.3] on October 11, 2008 02:19 PM
You sir, your name decision just made my day.

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Re: A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 117.195.38.55] on October 14, 2008 12:38 PM
Calling for people interested in the following sub projects of new open source baby project called Linux born under Creative Commons:
- diaper change - 2 developers
- babysitting - 2 developers, 2 testers
- feeding - 1 developer, pref female
- strolling - 2 developers, 2 testers
Previous experience on similar projects will be very handy.

Please feel free to download all images and if you like them, please donate generously to keep this baby open source project alive...

;)

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Re: A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 81.191.230.2] on October 15, 2008 11:40 AM
My daughter is named Benedikte (after Linus Benedict Torvalds) - the closest I could get with a daughter - Linux/Linus are typical boys names. Benedikte was born in May 1998.

Nalle Berg
./nalle.

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Re: A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 221.232.76.170] on October 16, 2008 11:58 AM
Hi, I'm a Mac. He is a cute boy. Can I hold him?

(Mr. PC is jealous.) lol

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 89.138.56.158] on October 11, 2008 02:57 PM
So are they going to get married or is little Linux gonna stay a bastard?

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Re: A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 92.73.216.88] on October 11, 2008 03:15 PM
They are probably into cults and superstition. Some people make rational decisions.

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Re: A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 190.43.87.130] on October 11, 2008 05:18 PM
They are FREE as in freedom

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Re: A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 193.150.208.172] on October 11, 2008 06:03 PM
I find your comment rude. Sweden is a developed country, we treat our children alike and the parents martial status is a private thing.

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Re: A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 41.201.188.186] on October 13, 2008 07:41 AM
bastard

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 220.244.120.169] on October 11, 2008 03:09 PM
Is he open-source?

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 203.229.170.162] on October 11, 2008 03:32 PM
"Does a baby named Linux go to sleep and wake up without problems?"
That part worries me a lot.

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Re: A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 10.122.185.203] on October 15, 2008 08:05 PM
Would you have preferred "Can he hibernate?"

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 86.111.172.220] on October 11, 2008 03:44 PM
I think he is in fact open source, seeing that the source was an open relationship as opposed to a closed one (aka marriage)!

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Re: A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 205.213.124.37] on October 11, 2008 06:15 PM
so the couple is distributing a modified binary that isn't open source? Isn't this a GPL violation? Show me the code!

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Re(1): A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 217.31.178.94] on October 12, 2008 08:45 AM
"so the couple is distributing a modified binary that isn't open source? Isn't this a GPL violation? Show me the code!"

Write the and I'm sure they'll send you a sperm sample...

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 93.110.101.20] on October 11, 2008 04:02 PM
Congratulations on your new Linux.
But , why your email is a hotmail?!

Keep him up-todate , teach him to play some death metal songs , and you will be blessed.

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 83.171.11.253] on October 11, 2008 04:02 PM
someone's in need of attention...

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 82.192.13.179] on October 11, 2008 04:08 PM
How will she/he be distributed?

--
Robert
http://awasteofwords.com

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 86.155.89.187] on October 11, 2008 04:19 PM
d9TFUd3 ...sudo apt-get install baby...rm /womb/baby.targz...tar xvfz baby...

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Re: A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 203.55.210.63] on October 13, 2008 01:42 AM
Now ThAT made me laugh. The naming of the baby merely disturbed me.

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 41.225.246.147] on October 11, 2008 04:26 PM
Congratulations!

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 76.28.152.176] on October 11, 2008 04:31 PM
Neat. I was going to use that one... Guess I will have to fork off. :)
Congratulations. Watch out for the grand parents.. they will spoil the little guy to get back at you. :)

Re other poster: Hotmail wasn't microsofts when it was given to us.

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 88.88.126.155] on October 11, 2008 05:35 PM
"Will Richard Stallman insist that the baby be called GNU/Linux?"
Good one! I'm pretty sure there aren't any GNU tools involved, though.

Congratulations!

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Re: A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 59.183.14.247] on October 16, 2008 05:29 PM
"Good one! I'm pretty sure there aren't any GNU tools involved, though."
Nice point, but technically speaking, if, going downstream, Papa Nielsen decides to be a GNU, his new GNU status could be transferred upstream with retrospective effect, making Baby Linux, GNU/Linux.
Or OTOH, UK will formally adopt the FSF philosophy, freeing it from the clutches of the foreign corporations. And from then on, everyone working for peoples' freedom will be Knighted... I mean GNuted as "GNU So-and-so"
THEN, we will finally have Gnu Linux Nielsen!
By that time, he may grow a green, eco-friendly beard too ;)
(just kidding...)

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 24.84.196.212] on October 11, 2008 05:44 PM
At least they can rest assured that his (birth) registry will never be corrupted and that he will be able to use new peripherals without rebooting. Of course generally he might not be able to use the newest peripherals right away but with time (and a kernel upgrade) you can be pretty sure they will work. Don't give him any binary blobs or you will have a real mess on your hands.

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Re: A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 198.209.197.227] on October 11, 2008 06:02 PM
Does he have a cousin named Berkley??

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Re: A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 59.183.14.247] on October 16, 2008 05:31 PM
Have you not been reading.co.uk the news?

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Re(1): A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 59.183.14.247] on October 16, 2008 05:34 PM
oops! i'm posting as AC.
so, i'll fix that :
reading.ac.uk

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 82.13.80.219] on October 11, 2008 06:50 PM
Aw, what a cute little git

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 213.112.118.21] on October 11, 2008 07:00 PM
This isn't the first child named Linux in Sweden.
There was one some weeks before in swedish newspapers.
Link in swedish http://hd.se/skane/2008/08/13/datanoerd-doepte-sonen-till-linux/

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Re: A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 172.16.28.39] on October 12, 2008 05:28 PM
The article mentions that four babies had been named that before. So, there are six of them know!

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: PerlCoder on October 11, 2008 07:16 PM
I really hope they don't name the next kid Microsoft. That would create an uncomfortable sibling relationship.

Although it doesn't really make a difference what I think, I'd vote for the next one to be name Minix.

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forgive my bad english but here is my story

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 79.173.225.223] on October 11, 2008 07:38 PM
i used to hate Linux although i have never tried it b4. im a c#, wpf programmer ( i live and i get paid by tools made by Microsoft, maybe that explains why i used to hate Linux). one day a friend of mine came with a program he wrote that manipulate data using a database. when i saw the interface and the performance of it i was really impressed ... how could u do it i said, did u use the ugly mfc, win32 api ??? of course not, i used Qt, he said . its a c++ toolkit ... aha i said, the ugly c++ code ?? but when i saw the code and how elegant and beautiful i was really shocked ... wow. since that day im working hard to learn c++ and the Qt. im very impressed with the freedom and the options available. Qt/c++ really made me see that there r other options other than Microsoft.

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 195.150.60.16] on October 11, 2008 07:46 PM
That's a Linux from Scratch distro :)

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 10.13.1.41] on October 11, 2008 07:53 PM
Let's port KDE 4.1 onto him and make him look sexy.

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Re: A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 10.199.4.4] on October 11, 2008 08:29 PM
No Gates or Windows are gonna ever restrict this kid's freedom!

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 216.239.79.51] on October 11, 2008 09:14 PM
How are the parents less of douchebags than the ones that name their kids after households products?
Why would I think its less stupid? Because it happens to be the OS I use?

Give him judo lessons as soon as he can walk... lots of ass kickings in store for the kid
.
You might as well have painted a big target on his chest.

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 118.208.132.55] on October 11, 2008 09:20 PM
You idiots. I wouldn't even name a dog Linux. So right now you think its fun or cool (how sad you are) to name your child after a product - wait till the poor kid realises what a rubbish name he has and he'll be changing it and divorcing his very uncool parents.

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Re: A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 83.161.18.155] on October 11, 2008 11:30 PM
That's what I thought! Poor kid...

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Re: A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 217.31.178.94] on October 12, 2008 08:49 AM
"You idiots. I wouldn't even name a dog Linux. So right now you think its fun or cool (how sad you are) to name your child after a product - wait till the poor kid realises what a rubbish name he has and he'll be changing it and divorcing his very uncool parents."

Given that Linus is a common name in Sweden, most people will just assume that it's a fancy spelling of Linus.

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Re: A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 15.195.201.91] on October 17, 2008 03:05 PM
If I had a boy I am gonna car him Hexley if a girl Solaris and whats next: Colgate, Kit kat ???

what the fsck??

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 79.127.5.39] on October 11, 2008 09:37 PM
so beautiful name !!! he can sense freedom from begining of his life...

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 69.121.184.209] on October 11, 2008 09:51 PM
Regardless of what anybody says about the name (I happen to think it's a good name), nobody can deny that he's just adorable. Congratulations.

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 78.134.154.7] on October 11, 2008 10:08 PM
The baby is named by the kernel, not the OS. :-P
Anyway, I'm not here to judge, but I think it's strange.
Though the name (not looking at the source) is not bad.

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Hollow Point on October 11, 2008 10:11 PM
To be fair the name Linux isn't too far away from it's creators name of Linus anyway, he's just got an x on the end. Now he may or may not get his ass whooped over it at school, it all depends on whether Linux gets more popular or ends up backbiting and infighting its own way to doomsville.

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 192.91.253.52] on October 11, 2008 10:50 PM
If I ever have triplets, I will be sure to name them Steve, Bill, and Linus.

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Re: A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 10.13.1.41] on October 11, 2008 11:06 PM
@Above: Looks like you want to have a lot of sibling rivalry in your family! But they'll be rich :D

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A baby named Linux: Was the conception a "Community" effort too?

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 64.223.152.78] on October 12, 2008 01:02 AM
Well, at least we know the child is of her biology. But since everyone knows that Linux is a product of the entire F/OSS community's sweat equity, who all spending many days and nights, hard at it, "coding", we might have a tough time finding who, in deed, the child's one biological father is. In Sweden, maybe it takes a village to sire a child too! Surely a country after Hillary Clinton's own heart.

If you really feel that naming your child Linux is a good idea, perhaps it's also a good idea to tattoo the poor, defenseless child with Penguins from head to toe.

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 76.29.72.227] on October 12, 2008 03:07 AM
Ya gotta wonder...will he name his children Gentoo, Debian, Fedora, and let's not forget little Suse. But, his parents won't have to worry about that until he's old enough to fork....

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Re: A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 90.224.19.90] on October 12, 2008 01:07 PM
"But, his parents won't have to worry about that until he's old enough to fork.... "

forking hilarious comment!

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: on October 12, 2008 06:29 AM
This poor kid is going to live in the perpetual fear that Steve Ballmer is going to sue the living snot out of him.

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 91.150.229.252] on October 12, 2008 12:41 PM
Why not just call him Linus, wich is a common name?!?

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 60.242.137.188] on October 12, 2008 02:03 PM
So is it a boy or a girl? , or were the parents only interested in its fingers?
I bet it gets diagnosed with ADHD - too much uptime!
Favourite music = Samba!
Maybe it'll end up working at Taco Hell -as a Server!
Siblings -gimp, android etc.

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 122.168.33.125] on October 12, 2008 02:15 PM
Great!!
Which dress you make him wear? Gnome, KDE or XFCE?

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 84.178.140.73] on October 12, 2008 02:31 PM
I really love Linux but that's just stupid. Think of the poor kids future. Even if he wanted to become normal he'll be beaten into nerd-dom just for his name. That's just ... wrong. I don't call my kid "Excel" either just because I think everyone should have business skills. Good thing he can change his name and slaughter his parents with an axe when he's old enough.

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 83.149.3.150] on October 12, 2008 04:19 PM
okay, who is next to name the newborns like OpenOffice.org, Kernel or Vista?

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 79.103.150.145] on October 12, 2008 05:42 PM
Kernel is a good name for a dog

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 85.82.179.226] on October 12, 2008 06:17 PM
I don't hope he feels obliged to find a girlfriend named Gnu now.

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 90.206.4.78] on October 12, 2008 06:43 PM
lol Im predicting a remake of the IBM commercial of that linux kid

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 83.89.207.226] on October 12, 2008 06:46 PM
Noo, i think he looks like more "Apache" or "Mysql"... noooo what about "GnuCash"... :p

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 64.252.139.205] on October 12, 2008 07:32 PM
I've been told: If you must park - don't drink. Remember: accidents cause children.

Were these people drinking?

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 85.29.100.67] on October 12, 2008 09:34 PM
More "cute" names for babies:

rp-pppoe, gst-ffmpeg, xine-lib, m4, gpm, autoconf, binutils, bzip2, gettext, texinfo, run-parts, openssl, fbset, freetype2, jpeg, gawk, libtool, mysql, iproute2, expat, apr-util, python-xlib, xf86bigfontproto, hwdata, udev, init.d, ifupdown, grub, pcre, grep, groff, iana-etc, less, e2fsprogs, procps, unzip, dbus, acpid, bitmap, xauth, rgb, fontconfig, hdparm, flac, mc, iptables, lsof, nasm, perl-error, digest-md5, html-parser, git, tcl, rxvt-unicode, gtk-xfce-engine, xulrunner, gnome-common2, gdk-pixbuf, nspr, gpgme, faac, swig, sudo, aspell, man-pages, tsocks, xpdf, xterm, gstreamer, k3b, xmms, apt-get, ...

Really geeky parents will find any of those names irresistible. I just hope there's always enough normal people around to stop geek parents from naming their babies after software programs. ;-)

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Re: A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 77.133.80.250] on October 13, 2008 07:05 PM

Re: A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 213.192.30.73] on October 14, 2008 02:16 PM
You have forgotten yakuake :-)

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 90.206.4.78] on October 12, 2008 09:41 PM
lol next we'll hear a baby being called windows or mac lol or react os or Unix

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cool name!

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 81.231.39.146] on October 12, 2008 10:07 PM
Our last little critter was supposed to be named either Damien if it was a boy and born at 2006-06-06, else we would name the boy Linux. It was a girl born five minutes after midnight at 2006-06-07 despite my chearleading and bedside management! Needless to say our girl is the best child in the world but man would it have been cool to have a baby named damien and born 666 or Linux =)

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Re: cool name!

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 63.251.108.100] on October 13, 2008 07:50 PM
When I read TFA, I said "There's something wrong with those people" (and there is, truly). But they seem downright normal compared to you.

People, if you're having,or thinking of having, kids, give them a normal name. Something fairly common at the time, and with the usual spelling. Don't go for anything fancy or creative. I have a somewhat uncommon name, but with two or three possible spellings, and most of the time people get it wrong and I have to spell it for them. Some idiots come up with their own alternative spelling based on the fact that they're functional illiterates and I have to spell it for them multiple times.

My brother also has a somewhat uncommon name, that has one usual, and one less common, spelling. The way *his* name is spelled is neither of those, because our parents removed a couple of letters from it. He has to spell his name to pretty much everyone, because nobody would guess it's spelled that way.

As much as I love Linux, I would never name any of my kids some kind of geeky name like that. Some people would call it cruel. It's certainly at least stupid. Not that I expect more from people who are mixed up on the "Which comes first? Baby or marriage?" question and who still aren't married even now that the kid is born. Way to go on taking responsibility.

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 86.7.162.83] on October 12, 2008 11:33 PM
Interesting name. So how do they pronounce it?

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 68.192.77.171] on October 13, 2008 12:55 AM
Wow...

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 70.49.59.47] on October 13, 2008 01:39 AM
The baby looks like baldy Steve Ballmer, you have to teach him "dance monkeyboy"
congrats!

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 58.28.152.61] on October 13, 2008 04:59 AM
That is a horrible freakin name. Id sooner name my child dos than linux.

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Re: A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 69.6.174.228] on October 16, 2008 04:34 PM
Name him Freedos

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 190.53.184.107] on October 13, 2008 08:26 AM
http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/babies.png

So they did and they named him Linux then? Interesting!

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 196.13.225.150] on October 13, 2008 08:33 AM
We're gonna get some interesting lawsuits in future with lots of upstarts legally trading as "Linux Enterprises", but violating the Linux TM.

Oh bother.

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A baby named Linux - culture barriers

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 87.52.148.74] on October 13, 2008 10:40 AM
I see lot of the comments does not think of culture differences, as some has mentioned Linus is a common name in sweden, so the Linux name won't appear that uncommon. And probably only has special meaning for a small group of people working with IT.

Another example is in neighbor country Germanny a common family name is "forkert", in German and US this sounds ok. But here ind Denmark that is the word for "wrong", so even if the name sounds weird in US it can be quite common in sweden.

To the funny side, if i get hold of him, can i claim the source?

Last, congrats

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 62.101.126.217] on October 13, 2008 12:08 PM
Congratulations!! Name cool !!! wow....but don't named your next child "Microsoft"...nooooooo....Named him "haiku"!! eheheh...
Bye bye

Max from Italy...

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 81.227.81.159] on October 13, 2008 12:21 PM
I am prowed to bee a greandmam to Linux. And i am very prowed of my dauther and hers boyfriend. Too read that someone calls them idiots makes me real mad and sad!!!! What wrong cane it bee to do something that they think is okey and feels right....????

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 165.139.169.189] on October 13, 2008 01:07 PM
What's the drinking age in Sweeden? How long will the kid have to wait before he can use WINE?

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 213.192.30.73] on October 13, 2008 02:05 PM
I am afraid that a baby when he grows up will be an expert working in Microsoft corporation ..

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 200.38.123.252] on October 13, 2008 02:31 PM
thank god they didnt name their kid ';drop database Names;

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 209.243.37.155] on October 13, 2008 02:37 PM
I wouldn't name my kid linux. If he was anything like the distro on my computer, he would go to sleep and never wake up.

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I know where this kid came from.

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 170.191.20.240] on October 13, 2008 03:06 PM
$unzip trouserss.zip
$make love
$wait nineMonths
$spawn

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Re: I know where this kid came from.

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 80.169.182.163] on October 24, 2008 08:59 AM
$ unzip trouserss.zip
unzip: cannot find or open trouserss.zip, trouserss.zip.zip or trouserss.zip.ZIP.
$ make love
make: *** No rule to make target `love'. Stop.
$ wait nineMonths
bash: wait: `nineMonths': not a pid or valid job spec
$ spawn
bash: spawn: command not found
$

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Linux, the God distro - nt

Posted by: TK on October 13, 2008 04:19 PM
NT

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Beckfield on October 13, 2008 04:30 PM
Aside from all the humor which, although funny, illustrates my point, and disregarding the idiots who stopped reading (and thinking) when they read that the parents aren't married, I think this is a particularly irresponsible and cruel thing to do to a child.

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 216.54.53.162] on October 13, 2008 05:13 PM
At least they didn't name him Bobby Tables (http://blog.wired.com/monkeybites/2007/10/jokes-for-nerds.html). Anyway, here's the source code:
AT
CG
TA
CG
AT
CG...

Bachroxx (http://www.wearehuman.com)

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 203.122.110.173] on October 13, 2008 05:59 PM
Ahhh, I see, Linux is an upgrade from Commodore's BASIC 2.0

It all started with a POKE you see. :)

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 80.221.20.244] on October 13, 2008 06:06 PM
I bet he will break all Windows in their home, after growing up!

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 83.226.247.32] on October 14, 2008 12:25 AM
As a name, I actually like the sound of it and I'm from Sweden. I don't think anyone will think it sounds bad or weird, just unusual. Most people have never heard of Linux the operative system, so I don't think it matters where the name comes from. As long as it sounds good, I think it's alright. And people who hear the name for the first time will probably spell it "Linux" anyway (or possible "Linuks"), so the spelling isn't an issue really.

About having kids before marriage, it's quite common in Sweden. Sometimes the kids are even bridesmaids here. Some of you guys should remember that customs differ from countries (My wife is from Japan, so I've had to learn that.)

Anyway, cool name!

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 200.83.102.6] on October 14, 2008 03:49 AM
This is going to join all the girls named USNavy in Latin America, a girl I heard of called Debby Moore (as the name, not name plus surname), Mégane Renault (at least Mégane is a common name and Renault is her real surname), and some samples you can see here: http://poorbuthappy.com/yourthing/post/strange-stupid-names-for-kids-in-venezuela/

Enjoy!

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 117.195.38.55] on October 14, 2008 12:38 PM
Calling for people interested in the following sub projects of new open source baby project called Linux born under Creative Commons:
- diaper change - 2 developers
- babysitting - 2 developers, 2 testers
- feeding - 1 developer, pref female
- strolling - 2 developers, 2 testers
Previous experience on similar projects will be very handy.

Please feel free to download all images and if you like them, please donate generously to keep this baby open source project alive...

;)

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 196.22.5.22] on October 14, 2008 01:07 PM
I never knew that linux was the output of an illegal and unethical relation

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Re: A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 24.99.186.156] on October 14, 2008 07:56 PM
I think the idea to give him that name is awesome

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Re: A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 200.83.102.6] on October 15, 2008 02:05 AM
Illegal? In which country are you?

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 67.171.189.24] on October 15, 2008 06:21 AM
Naming a child after a piece of software?? It appears these people are more dedicated to a computer program than they are to their child. I can understand naming a child after a person, especially an ancestor, for the bond it creates between generations. But to name a child after anything else seems disrespectful to the child.

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Re: A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 84.126.66.132] on October 15, 2008 03:37 PM
you are totaly right

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 220.233.70.131] on October 15, 2008 07:05 AM
...Destined for a military job? (Kernel / Colonel)

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 216.73.68.163] on October 15, 2008 09:23 PM
Utterly retarded parents.

nuff said

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 77.105.4.109] on October 16, 2008 02:02 PM
Is there any baby in Ubuntu repo?

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 84.152.11.51] on October 16, 2008 05:09 PM
Wow - great idea! I'll call my next kids FreeBSD, Open Solaris and Windows Server 2008.

Poor boy.

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 84.244.101.227] on October 20, 2008 08:19 AM
Congratulation. Very good name. Paul Czech.

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A baby named Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 82.58.180.186] on November 05, 2008 11:23 AM
i called my first son suse8.1, then i had 2 twins, i called them kde3.5.1 and kde3.5.2...
You are not normal and a judge should force a fosterage of your kid in a better family

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