Who Makes Scientific Linux?

Scientific Linux has received contributions from many people and organizations over the years, including participants from Fermilab, CERN, DESY and ETHZ. We’ve tried to give credit for these community members here.

These lists are sorted by last name and may include some specific contributions. If we forgot to list you, please let us know! We promise, it was a mistake rather than a deliberate omission.

Project Founder and Coordinator

  • Connie Sieh (Fermilab)

Major Sponsors

Build Hardware, Bandwidth, and Website

Major Developers

Sorted by institution, then last name

  • Urs Beyerle (ETHZ)
  • Bonnie King (Fermilab)
  • Pat Riehecky (Fermilab)
  • Connie Sieh (Fermilab)
  • Stephan Wiesand (DESY)

Former Developers

  • Troy Dawson (Fermilab) – SL3, SL4, SL5, SL6
  • Jason Harrington (Fermilab) – SL3, SL4, SL5, SL6
  • Jan Ivan (CERN) – SL3, SL4, SL5, SL6
  • Tyler Parsons (Fermilab) – SL5, SL6
  • Jarek Polok (CERN) – SL3, SL4, SL5, SL6

Former Sponsors

  • CERN – SL3, SL4, SL5, SL6

Scientific Linux Live CD/DVD

  • Urs Beyerle (ETHZ)

Scientific Linux 7 release

  • Bonnie King
  • Pat Riehecky
  • Rennie Scott
  • Connie Sieh
  • Suzanne Thompson (artwork)
  • Stephan Wiesand (openafs)

Scientific Linux 6 release

  • Troy Dawson (artwork, buildsys)
  • Tyler Parsons (internal tools)
  • Bonnie King (internal tools)
  • Pat Riehecky (buildsys, SL_enable_serialconsole)
  • Connie Sieh (anaconda)
  • William R. Somsky (artwork)
  • Shawn Thompson (artwork)
  • Stephan Wiesand (openafs)

Scientific Linux 5 release

  • Urs Beyerle (915resolution, ipw3945, iwlwifi-4965, madwifi, tidy)
  • Troy Dawson (artwork, icewm, ipw2100, ndiswrapper, numpy, r1000, SL_afs_no_dynroot)
  • Wolfgang Friebel (alpine)
  • Kevin Hill (SL_no_colorls, SL_sendmail_accept)
  • Igor Kresnik (documentation)
  • Martyn Plummer (R)
  • Paul A. Rombouts (fuse)
  • Connie Sieh (anaconda)
  • Nicholas Soms (icewm)
  • William R. Somsky (artwork)
  • Axel Thimm (ipw2200)
  • Steve Timm (SL_enable_serialconsole)
  • Dag Wieers (graphvis, pine)
  • Stephan Wiesand (gv, openafs)
  • Dan Yocum (SL_password_for_singleuser)

Scientific Linux 4 release

  • Troy Dawson (artwork, icewm, ipw2100, madwifi, ndiswrapper, r1000)
  • Gregory Harris (SL_disable_print_notification)
  • Kevin Hill (SL_no_colorls, SL_sendmail_accept)
  • Gene Oleynik (artwork)
  • Martyn Plummer (R)
  • Jarek Polok (apt, ipw3945, openafs)
  • David Putz (artwork)
  • Paul A. Rombouts (fuse, SL_pc_speaker)
  • Connie Sieh (anaconda, artwork)
  • William R. Somsky (artwork)
  • Steve Timm (SL_enable_serialconsole)
  • Axel Thimm (ipw2200, madwifi)
  • Al Thomas (artwork)
  • Stephan Wiesand (openafs)
  • Dag Wieers (pine)

Scientific Linux 3 release

  • Connie Sieh (anaconda, artwork)
  • Troy Dawson (artwork)