Linus was made public in 1994 by a lost recording of his speech

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Jon Maddog Hall, chairman of the Board of Directors of the Linux Professional Institute, has posted a recording of Linus Torvalds’ 1994 keynote at Archive.org.Jon Maddog Hall, chairman of the Board of Directors of the Linux Professional Institute, has posted a recording of Linus Torvalds’ 1994 keynote at Archive.org.According to Jon Maddog Hall, during the 1994 DECUS conference, he saw Linus, whom he did not know, help DECUS UNISIG Chairman Kurt Reisler install GNU/Linux on an Intel computer,And saw Linus give two speeches later that day.Jon said he was surprised and gave a very good review of his experience using Linux.At the age of 24, Linus gave two presentations titled “An Introduction to Linux” and “Implementation Issues in Linux”.According to Jon, this was the first time Linus had discussed Linux at a major conference (19,000 people attended DECUS.94 conference) and spoke in English to an audience of native English speakers, but only 40 people came to hear him.Although Linus was a little nervous during his presentation, he received a round of applause.The recording of Linus’s first major meeting was initially thought to have been lost, but Jon finds some tapes made from Linus’s speech while sorting out his office.So he bought a cassette player and used Audacity to capture audio.It was eventually made into a digital copy and given to the Linux community as a Christmas gift.