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The question might seem a bit not related to ubuntu. Please forgive me for this.

As the subject says I want to download the source code of the first ever kernel developed. I have read that it was developed Linus Torvalds.

Any suggestions please?

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closed as off topic by Uri Herrera, Mitch, RobotHumans, con-f-use, izx Aug 27 '12 at 22:51

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You should ask this on the linux forums. You are more likely to get a answer – Mark Kirby Aug 27 '12 at 16:59
up vote 5 down vote accepted should have all of the previous versions available, at least since they were being kept in source control. I'm not sure if it's the very first release, but their site has linux kernel 0.01 (with a timestamp from 1993) available here:

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