What is Linux?

  • (noun): An open-source version of the UNIX operating system.

Linux

Linux (i/ˈlɪnəks/ LIN-əks or /ˈlɪnʊks/ LIN-uuks) is a Unix-like computer operating system assembled under the model of free and open source software development and distribution. The defining component of Linux is the Linux kernel, an operating system kernel first released 5 October 1991 by Linus Torvalds.

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TransGaming Inc. - Products - GameTree Linux
... GameTree Linux is a developer program dedicated to the further development of Cedega, which is a compatibility layer for running Microsoft Windows games ...
Siteswap - Programs
... JuggleMaster - open source animator written in C++ for Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, Solaris, and others ... The Windows version is downloadable onsite, Mac Linux versions are in the XScreenSaver project and the Linux version is included in many linux Distros ... works on Windows, Macintosh and Wine (For Linux) ...
FOSS.IN - History - Linux Bangalore
... Linux Bangalore was India's premiere Free and Open Source Software event, held annually in Bangalore, India ... Unlike commercial "Linux" events, Linux Bangalore is a community-driven event, conceived, planned and built by the free and open source community of India, and facilitated by the Bangalore Linux User Group ...
Emperor Linux
... was founded in 1999 on the premise that Linux users needed a source for fully out-of-the-box supported laptops ... The company's first product was the BlackPerl Linux laptop, based on a Sony VAIO 505TR with a highly modified Linux kernel ... These laptops are available with most major Linux distributions, including Fedora, RHEL, Debian, Ubuntu, and SuSE ...
Cooperative Linux - Comparisons
... Cooperative Linux is significantly different from full x86 virtualization, which generally work by running the guest OS in a less privileged mode than that of the ... In contrast, Cooperative Linux runs a specially modified Linux kernel that is Cooperative in that it takes responsibility for sharing resources with the NT kernel and ...