Revolution OS tells the inside story of the hackers who rebelled against Microsoft’s proprietary software model and created Linux and the Open Source movement. Believing that computer software should be free - economically and intellectually - Richard Stallman and other high-profile technology experts started the Open Source movement. An admirer of Stallman named Linus Torvalds created a new operating system and called it Linux. Linux was freely distributed software that many programmers consider far superior to Windows. Revolution OS paints a compelling picture for tech heads and laymen alike.