History of LINUX

● One of the developers on the Bell Labs team, Ken Thompson, continued to develop for the GE-645 mainframe, and wrote a game for that  computer called  Space Travel. However, he found that the game was too slow on the GE machine.
● In  1964, the  Massachusetts Institute of  Technology, AT&T Bell Labs, and General  Electric  started worked on an experimental  operating system called  Multics  (Multiplexed Information and Computing Service), which was designed to run on the GE-645 mainframe  computer. www.multicians.org
● Bell Labs dropped out in 1969.

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Ken Thompson (L)and Dennis Ritchie(R) ,creators of UNIX