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'''Linux''' is the world's most popular [[open source]] [[operating system]].
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'''Linux''' is the world's most popular [[open source]] [[operating system]]. It is widely used where reliability or flexibility is an advantage, such as for server farms, custom hardware or embedded systems.
  
 
==Origins==
 
==Origins==
 
The project arose from the fusion of [[Richard Stallman]]'s work creating the [[GNU Project]] and [[Linus Torvalds]]' work on an open source kernel.<ref>http://www.unwelcomeguests.net/060_-_Mutual_Aid:_Principles_and_Practice_(from_Free_Software_to_Social_Centers)</ref>
 
The project arose from the fusion of [[Richard Stallman]]'s work creating the [[GNU Project]] and [[Linus Torvalds]]' work on an open source kernel.<ref>http://www.unwelcomeguests.net/060_-_Mutual_Aid:_Principles_and_Practice_(from_Free_Software_to_Social_Centers)</ref>
  
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==Distros==
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Many different distributions have evolved, which vary in target audience, capabilities and business model. Many are freely available.<ref>http://distrowatch.org</ref>
 
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==References==
 
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The world's most popular open source operating system.

Linux is the world's most popular open source operating system. It is widely used where reliability or flexibility is an advantage, such as for server farms, custom hardware or embedded systems.

Origins

The project arose from the fusion of Richard Stallman's work creating the GNU Project and Linus Torvalds' work on an open source kernel.[1]

Distros

Many different distributions have evolved, which vary in target audience, capabilities and business model. Many are freely available.[2]


References


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