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What is Linux?
Transcript of What is Linux?
Operating Systems In 1991, Finnish computer science student Linus Torvalds made the Linux kernel. He used many GNU programs. NIX Linux is always being improved because anyone can create new versions. What is Linux? Linux is a free, open source, operating system that was modeled on UNIX; it is used by many major companies like: Ubuntu is the most popular Linux distrubution. About 50% of Linux users use Ubuntu. It was designed to be a more user-friendly version of Debian (another Linux distribution). Debian is the third most popular Distubution. and of the top 100 supercomputers in the world! most powerful mainframe computers that may look like this: Richard Stallman Laptops There are about GPS Linux Distributions Smart
Phones TVs Keyboards And More in total to take a look at the distro timeline, visit futurist.se/gldt What Linux distro is the right one for you? Want to just try it out? Use Knoppix New to Linux? Have an old computer? Need to use it at work? Own a netbook? The most recent update to Linux was Want complete control over your OS? Use LinuxMint yesterday! Ubuntu openSUSE Fedora or Xandros Home Edition Use PuppyLinux Linus Torvalds Xubuntu or antiX Use Redhat Enterprise Linux or SUSE Enterprise Linux Use Ubuntu Notebook jolicloud or Moblin Use Arch Linux or Slackware as of April 2011 –noun (does not require installation) -noun Thank you for watching by Joshua Ensing and Dyan Estavillo