Introducing GNU/Linux

GNU/Linux, or Linux as it's commonly known, represents a name that has a long line of tradition behind it, and is one of the most important unions of open source software. Shortly, you will be introduced to the history of what is offered to people around the world today and the choice available in terms of selecting personal computer operating systems. Most of all, we will look at what is offered to hardware developers and the common ground available for the development of platforms.

GNU/Linux consists of the Linux kernel and has a collection of user space applications that are put on top of GNU C Library; this acts as a computer operating system. It may be considered as one of the most prolific instances of open source and ...

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