LINUX

(Operating system named after Linus Torvalds)

Linux

A version of the Unix operating system designed to run on PCs. Controversial because it has been developed as part of the Open Sources movement and given away free of charge. Very popular for Web servers and appliances.
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Linux

[n] - (trademark) an open-source version of the UNIX operating system
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Linux

A version of UNIX that has gained popularity because of its stability as an operating system for hosting web servers. Linux is open source software and is freely available over the Internet.
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LINUX

(Digital cameras and photo printers) By Linus Thorvald developed free operating system which builts up on the commercial network Unix. Linux is a so called 'Open-Source-Programm' and which comes within the General Public License (GPL), which means, the source code has been made public, the source code can be modified and the software is available...
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Linux

(In topic `Web Development`) Linux is an open-source, UNIX-like operating system that was originally developed by a Finnish student, Linus Torwalds, and has been subsequently developed with the assistance of developers around the world. The term Linux originally referred only to the kernel of the system but is now used to refer to a collection of c...
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Linux

A variant of the UNIX operating system, originally designed Intel 'PC' processors (386 to Pentiums) but ported to many other platforms
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Linux

Linux is a Unix-like computer operating system. Linux is one of the most prominent examples of free software and open source development; its underlying source code can be freely modified, used, and redistributed by anyone.
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Linux

A powerful multi-tasking OS based upon Linux.
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Linux

A popular open source operating system. Linux is an implementation of the Unix kernel originally written from scratch with no proprietary code. Work on the kernel is coordinated by Linus Torvalds, who holds the copyright on a large part of it. The rest of the copyright is held by a large number of other contributors (or their employers). Regardless...
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Linux

Linux is a flavour of Unix and is thus an operating system. A Scandinavian graduate student called Linus Torvalds originally created it. Some see it as a rival to Windows. It is gaining some traction on the desktop in emerging economies, but it is primarily used in the Western world as a server-based operating system. The name `Linux` comes from th...
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Linux

noun an open-source version of the UNIX operating system
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Linux

(from the article `Computers and Information Systems`) ...although initial computer units would cost $200, it expected the price to drop to $100 per computer by the end of 2008. One reason for the low ... Linux, an open-source operating system, received increased attention as a result of efforts to make it a stronger competitor to the W...
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Linux

A widely used Open Source Unix-like operating system. Linux was first released by its inventor Linus Torvalds in 1991. There are versions of Linux for almost every available type of computer hardware from desktop machines to IBM mainframes. The inner workings of Linux are open and available for anyone to examine and change as long as they make thei...
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Linux

Linux is a free computer operating system first developed and released by Linus Torvalds in 1991. Basically Linux is a form of the UNIX operating system, and is used extensively on 80x86 processor family computers, and is also available for many other CPUs. Advocates of Linux claim it to be a fast and stable operating system, and it is widely used ...
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Linux

In computing, non-proprietary operating system based on an original core program written by Linus Torvalds, a 22-year-old student at the University of Helsinki, Finland, in 1991–92. Linux is made up of freely available (`open source`) code created over several years by Unix enthusiasts all over the world. Each programmer ...
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Linux

Linux (s {respell|LIN|uks} or, less frequently used, s {respell|LYN|uks}) is a Unix-like and mostly POSIX-compliant 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 on 5 October 1991 by Li...
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Linux

[disambiguation] Linux is a computer operating system with a Linux kernel. Linux may also refer to: ...
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Linux

Linux is a Unix-like computer operating system assembled under the model of free and open source software development and distribution.
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Linux

A version of UNIX that runs on a variety of hardware platforms including x86 PCs, Alpha, PowerPC and
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Linux

Linux is a unix-like computer operating system assembled under the model of free and open-source software development and distribution.
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linux

Linux is a unix-like operating system assembled under the model of free and open-source software development and distribution. It’s the L in LAMP stack!
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