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The Tour Of Linus Torvalds' Home Office

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Published on 18 July 2014 11:31 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel
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Seemingly popular on the Internet today is the Linux Foundation produced video that shows off the home office of Linus Torvalds.

Many Phoronix readers have written in about this LF video that's looking at the home offices of 30 kernel developers in 30 weeks. This week, Torvalds' office in his Oregon home is featured. Linus now uses a stand-up desk with treadmill underneath, his former desk is rather cluttered and has a MakerBot along with his scuba equipment, etc. There's only a few computers in his office.


Featured already were Greg KH and Steve Rostedt office setups:


As a Phoronix reader and Linux enthusiast, do you have an awesome office setup? Share with us your pictures (or videos) by commenting on this article in our forums. Below are some of my former office setup pictures from a few weeks ago. But at the start of July I moved and still in the process of remodeling my new office, which in the end is about four times larger and will be much more interesting once fully complete with the new benchmarking test farm... Still a few weeks out from having the new office and server farm complete so that I'm fully back up to speed on Phoronix / Phoronix Test Suite / OpenBenchmarking.org activities...

The Tour Of Linus Torvalds' Home Office

The Tour Of Linus Torvalds' Home Office

There's also some more pictures and office part recommendations within this tour of the Phoronix office from 2012, but again, my new office setup and server farm under development is even much better... Don't forget to share your office setups by commenting in our forums!

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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