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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux

Linux is a name which broadly denotes a family of free and open-source software operating .... were completed, although low-level elements such as device drivers , daemons, and the kernel, called GNU/Hurd, were stalled and incomplete.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open-source_software

Open-source software (OSS) is computer software with its source code made available with a ..... In SugarCRM's case, it was because the software is so-called "badgeware" since it specified a "badge" that must be ... One of the most successful open-source products is the GNU/Linux operating system, an open- source ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Linux

The history of Linux began in 1991 with the commencement of a personal project by Finnish .... In the "Notes for linux release 0.01", Torvalds lists the GNU software that is ... The Open Source Development Lab (OSDL) was created in the year 2000, ... GNOME 3, released in April 2011, was called an "unholy mess" by Linus  ...

linux.org.au/introduction-linux-free-software-and-open-source

This is a general guide to free software and open source (FOSS), as well as the Linux (or GNU/Linux) operating sytem. For more information on how free and ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_free_and_open-source_software

The Linux kernel, started by Linus Torvalds, was released as freely ... The licence wasn't a free software licence, but with version 0.12 in ... in 2008 a modified version of the Linux-kernel called Linux-libre, where all ...

opensource.com/resources/linux

Linux is the best-known and most-used open source operating system. As an operating system, Linux is software that sits underneath all of the other software on ...

opensource.com/resources/what-open-source

Find out what open source software is and how it works. ... built much of the Internet itself on open source technologies—like the Linux operating system and the ...

www.linux.com/what-is-linux

News for the Open Source Professional. ... Without the operating system (often referred to as the “OS”), the software wouldn't function. The OS is comprised of a  ...

www.makeuseof.com/tag/linux-great-open-source-operating-system

But what makes Linux such a great choice that it's used in all those devices? ... Many open source software projects are extremely powerful, and as Linux is one  ...