CHAPTER 3Investigating Linux’s Principles and Philosophy

Objectives:

  • images  1.1 Linux Evolution and Popular Operating Systems
  • images  1.3 Open Source Software and Licensing

images You can frequently select a product or technology on purely pragmatic grounds—what OS works well for a given task, which software suite is the least expensive, and so on. Sometimes, though, understanding the principles and philosophy that underlie a technology can be useful, and knowing ...

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