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1994: Marc Ewing creates Red Hat Linux. Bob Young buys Ewing's company, merges it with his own, and forms Red Hat, the most successful Linux company to date.
1995: Linux has its first trade conference, Linux Expo. Many more will follow Today, there are over a dozen major regional and national Linux trade shows in the U.S. alone.
1996: KDE, one of Linux's most significant desktop interfaces is started. In the same year, after working with Slackware and then Red Hat Linux...