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  • Linux
    Presented by:
    Josh Tullo
    Linda Luong
    Webpage: https://sites.google.com/site/bus119alinux/
    Last updated: September 26,2011
  • What is Linux?
    Background and Brief History
    Why choose Linux?
    Uses
    KDE and GNOME
    Linux and Unix
    Popular Linux Applications
    Conclusion
    Table of Contents
  • Linux is a computer operating system based on free and open source software.
    There are many different varieties of Linux
    Linux is Unix-Like and based on the “Linux” Kernel
    Has the X Windows GUI
    Runs on multiple platforms
    Includes the Source Code
    What is Linux?
  • Linux was created in 1991 by LinusTorvalds
    Torvalds began to develop the Linux kernel on Minix
    Later Linux matured and began to develop under itself
    In 1992, Torvalds released his notes for version .12 and published version 0.99
    Brief History and Background
  • 1998: Many major companies such as IBM, Compaq and Oracle announce their support for Linux.
    By 2005, the use of Linux became more prevalent in Supercomputing.
    2011: Version 3.0 of the Linux kernel is released.
    Brief History and Background
  • Linux is Powerful
    It runs on multiple hardware platforms
    Its fast and stable
    Does not require latest hardware
    Linux is “Free”
    There are multiple vendors who distribute the Linux Software
    Why choose Linux?
  • Desktop
    Servers
    Mainframes
    Supercomputers
    Android
    Android is based on a modified version of Linux
    Firewalls and Servers
    Cisco/Linksys
    Uses
  • Both KDE and Gnome are just big packages with software aimed to look and feel the same way, work well together and generally give the user a nice experience
    Linux can either be used with a KDE or Gnome desktop environment
    Desktop EnvironmentsKDE and GNOME
  • GNOME Desktop
  • KDE Desktop
  • UNIX is copyrighted name only big companies are allowed to use the UNIX copyright and name, so IBM AIX and Sun Solaris and HP-UX all are UNIX operating systems.
    Linux is just a clone of UNIX
    Linux and Unix
  • Difference Characteristics Between Linux & UNIX
    Linux comes with open source netfilter/iptables based firewall tool to protect your server and desktop from the hackers.
    UNIX operating systems comes with its own firewall product
    Linux and Unix
  • Common Characteristics Between Linux & UNIX
    Both share many common applications such as:
    GUI, file, and windows managers (KDE, Gnome)
    Shells (ksh, csh, bash)
    Development tools (perl, php, python, GNU c/c++ compilers)
    Posix interface
    Linux and Unix
  • UNIX Operating System Names
    A few popular names:
    HP-UX
    IBM AIX
    Sun Solairs
    Mac OS’s
    IRIX
    Linux Distribution (Operating System) Names
    A few popular names:
    Redhat Enterprise Linux
    Fedora Linux
    Debian Linux
    Suse Enterprise Linux
    Ubuntu Linux
    Linux and Unix
  • Emulators
    Mac-On-Linux
    Win4Lin
    Wine
    Multimedia
    Kplayer - KDE
    LAME
    LiVES
    RealPlayer for Linux
    VLC
    Popular Linux Applications
  • Office
    Gnumeric - GNOME
    Koffice – KDE
    Open Office
    Browsers
    Firefox
    Konquerer - KDE
    Opera
    Popular Linux Applications
  • We've uncovered all the essential aspects of the Linux operating system, and we hope you've now got a much better understanding of how it all hangs together. One of the best things about Linux is that you're free to experiment and change things freely.
    It’s Not the End
    https://sites.google.com/site/bus119alinux/
  • What is Linux?
    Background and Brief History
    Why choose Linux?
    Uses
    KDE and GNOME
    Linux and Unix
    Popular Linux Applications
    Conclusion
    Table of Contents