Linux is 20 years old.In honor of its birthday the Linux Foundation conducted a survey of attendees at LinuxCon last month, and created this infographic about their thoughts on the OS, and how it has grown over the years. The infographic also has some other interesting non-Linux information included, such as the fact there were only 177,830 patent applications made in 1994, compared to 520,277 made last year.

Check it out, and tell us what you think in the comments below!

[via GigaOm]