Released in 1991

  • Operating System
  • Written in the C programming language.
  • Many different modified versions of Linux, called flavors, have been developed from Linux.
  • Originally developed to run on home computers, but it has been adapted to run on machines from supercomputers to mobile devices.
  • Originally named Freax
  • Costs $0
  • Based on UNIX
  • Netlfix doesn't run on Linux, while NASA, IBM, and Amazon all do
  • Completely open source
  • Most renowned open-source operating system available.
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