How to pronounce Linux

Written on November 2, 2010 by Kev

Okay, so I often hear people (mainly at work) pronouncing Linux incorrectly, with an emphasis on the letter ‘I’, as you would in the word ‘light’ for example.

Although this may sound more professional it really isn’t. I don’t know why it winds me up, but I do have to bite my tongue to stop myself from correcting people and sounding like the office nerd (which, now I think about it I probably am!).

So, to settle the matter once and for all, here is a clip of Linus Torvalds pronouncing Linux just as it should be, with a short ‘i’…