Released in 1991
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
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.