• Revolution OS (2002)

Revolution OS

Release Date: November 15th, 2002

DVD Release Date: July 10th, 2012

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 25 min

Plot Summary

"Revolution OS" tells the inside story of the hackers who rebelled against Microsoft and created GNU/Linux and the Open Source movement. Microsoft fears GNU/Linux, and rightly so. GNU/Linux and the Open Source & Free Software movements arguably represent the greatest threat to Microsoft's way of life.

Cast: Linus Torvalds, Richard Stallman, Eric Raymond, Bruce Perens, Larry Augustin, Michael Tiemann, Brian Behlendorf, Frank Hecker

Director: J.T.S. Moore

Genres: Documentary

Keywords: Office , Rivalry , Engaging , Quest , 1980s , Fascinating , 2000s , Underdog ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 38
    V.A. MusettoNew York Post

    It is a boring parade of talking heads and technical gibberish that will do little to advance the Linux cause. Try again, guys. show more

  • 50
    Elizabeth WeitzmanNew York Daily News

    Confident that his subject matter is inherently scintillating, however, Moore lays it out in creakily dry fashion. Those who consider computers to be glorified word processors may find their eyes glazing over in a matter of minutes. show more

  • 80
    Ron WellsFilm Threat

    A great film and an important one. show more

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