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Linus may refer to:


  • Pope Linus (died c. 76), the second Pope of the Catholic Church
  • Linus B. Comins (1817–1892), member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts in 1857–59
  • Linus Reinhard Frey known as "Lonny Frey" (1910–2009), Major League Baseball player
  • Linus Gerdemann (born 1982), German professional road bicycle racer
  • Francis Line (1595–1675), also known as Linus of Liège, Jesuit priest and scientist
  • J. Linus McAtee (1897–1963), American Hall of Fame jockey
  • Linus Pauling (1901–1994), chemist, winner of two Nobel Prizes (chemistry and peace)
  • Linus Roache (born 1964), actor
  • Linus Thörnblad (born 1985), Swedish high jumper
  • Linus Torvalds (born 1969), programmer, creator of the Linux kernel
  • Linus Yale, Jr. (1821–1868), American mechanical engineer, son of Yale, Sr.
  • Linus Yale, Sr. (1797–1858), American inventor and manufacturer of locks

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  • Linus' law, named for Linus Torvalds, states that "given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow"
  • Linos distribution of Linux, used on the Elonex ONE laptop