The term "open source" refers to something people can modify and share because its design is publicly accessible. The term originated in the context of software development to designate a specific approach to creating computer programs. Today, however, "open source" designates a broader set of values—what we call "the open source way." Open source projects, … Continue reading What is open source?
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 a computer, receiving requests from those programs and relaying these requests to the computer’s hardware. For the purposes of this page, we use the term “Linux” to refer to the Linux … Continue reading What is Linux and how does Linux differ from other operating systems?
Linux :an open-source operating system modelled on UNIX. Who uses Linux? You’re probably already using Linux, whether you know it or not. Depending on which user survey you look at, between one- and two-thirds of the webpages on the Internet are generated by servers running Linux. Companies and individuals choose Linux for their servers because … Continue reading who uses & owns linux?