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What is Linux
Linux is a free Unix-type operating system originally created by Linus Torvalds with the assistance of developers around the world. Developed under the GNU General Public License , the source code for Linux is freely available to everyone. Click on the link below to find out more about the operating system that is causing a revolution in the world of computers. More -->

Linux in the News

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-Kernel release: 2.6.37-rc6, Dec 16 2010
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Kernel versions
The Linux kernel provides the basic services and device drivers used by all other programs running on a Linux OS system. The latest kernels available are:


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