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Linux and all other
Some of the Epic Quotes
• “Value your freedom or you will lose it,
teaches history.” -Richard M. Stallman
• Kill me if I am wrong, but open source is
the best friend of a computer engineer.
It is even more friendly than a dog. – I
said it.. :D
So we can say that Linus is the father
of Linux, though not biologically.. :D
• is a Unix-like computer operating system
• one of the most prominent examples of free
software and open source development:
typically all underlying source code can be
freely modified, used, and redistributed by
• The name "Linux" comes from the Linux
kernel, started in 1991 by Linus Torvalds
So what exactly is Linux..?
• Linux is a kernel.
• Any operating system that is based on
Linux kernel is termed as Linux.
• So that is why in market, there are
several Linux based Operating system
that are out into the market.
• Ubuntu, Fedora, Red-Hat, OpenSuse,
Gentoo, Mint, and on and on and on…
KERNEL..?? What is that..??
Only understands in
(known as Binary Language)
Only understands in
So where all is Linux used..?
• Predominantly known for its use in servers
• Supported by corporations such as Dell, Hewlett-
Packard, IBM, Novell, Oracle Corporation, Red
Hat, and Sun Microsystems, Google
• Used as an operating system for a wide variety of
computer hardware, including desktop
computers, supercomputers, video game
systems, such as the PlayStation 2 and
PlayStation 3, several arcade games, and
embedded devices such as mobile phones
(Android), routers, wristwatches, and stage
Linux is predominantly used by
all Software Giants like Google,
Facebook, Yahoo, Valve, and
so on as their servers.
So what exactly is a server..?