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Linux final

  1. 1. Linux<br />Presented by:<br />Josh Tullo<br />Linda Luong<br />Webpage:<br />Last updated: September 26,2011<br />
  2. 2. What is Linux?<br />Background and Brief History<br />Why choose Linux?<br />Uses<br />KDE and GNOME<br />Linux and Unix<br />Popular Linux Applications<br />Conclusion <br />Table of Contents<br />
  3. 3. Linux is a computer operating system based on free and open source software.<br />There are many different varieties of Linux<br />Linux is Unix-Like and based on the “Linux” Kernel<br />Has the X Windows GUI<br />Runs on multiple platforms<br />Includes the Source Code<br />What is Linux?<br />
  4. 4. Linux was created in 1991 by LinusTorvalds<br />Torvalds began to develop the Linux kernel on Minix<br /> Later Linux matured and began to develop under itself<br />In 1992, Torvalds released his notes for version .12 and published version 0.99<br />Brief History and Background<br />
  5. 5. 1998: Many major companies such as IBM, Compaq and Oracle announce their support for Linux. <br />By 2005, the use of Linux became more prevalent in Supercomputing.<br />2011: Version 3.0 of the Linux kernel is released.<br />Brief History and Background<br />
  6. 6. Linux is Powerful<br />It runs on multiple hardware platforms<br />Its fast and stable<br />Does not require latest hardware<br />Linux is “Free”<br />There are multiple vendors who distribute the Linux Software<br />Why choose Linux?<br />
  7. 7. Desktop<br />Servers<br />Mainframes<br />Supercomputers<br />Android<br />Android is based on a modified version of Linux<br />Firewalls and Servers<br />Cisco/Linksys<br />Uses<br />
  8. 8. 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<br />Linux can either be used with a KDE or Gnome desktop environment<br />Desktop EnvironmentsKDE and GNOME<br />
  9. 9. GNOME Desktop<br />
  10. 10. KDE Desktop<br />
  11. 11. 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. <br />Linux is just a clone of UNIX <br />Linux and Unix<br />
  12. 12. Difference Characteristics Between Linux & UNIX<br />Linux comes with open source netfilter/iptables based firewall tool to protect your server and desktop from the hackers. <br />UNIX operating systems comes with its own firewall product <br />Linux and Unix<br />
  13. 13. Common Characteristics Between Linux & UNIX<br />Both share many common applications such as:<br />GUI, file, and windows managers (KDE, Gnome) <br />Shells (ksh, csh, bash) <br />Development tools (perl, php, python, GNU c/c++ compilers) <br />Posix interface <br />Linux and Unix<br />
  14. 14. UNIX Operating System Names<br />A few popular names:<br />HP-UX <br />IBM AIX <br />Sun Solairs<br />Mac OS’s<br />IRIX <br />Linux Distribution (Operating System) Names<br />A few popular names:<br />Redhat Enterprise Linux <br />Fedora Linux <br />Debian Linux <br />Suse Enterprise Linux <br />Ubuntu Linux <br />Linux and Unix<br />
  15. 15. Emulators <br />Mac-On-Linux<br />Win4Lin<br />Wine<br />Multimedia<br />Kplayer - KDE<br />LAME<br />LiVES<br />RealPlayer for Linux<br />VLC<br />Popular Linux Applications<br />
  16. 16. Office<br />Gnumeric - GNOME<br />Koffice – KDE <br />Open Office<br />Browsers<br />Firefox<br />Konquerer - KDE<br />Opera<br />Popular Linux Applications<br />
  17. 17. 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. <br />It’s Not the End<br /><br />
  18. 18. What is Linux?<br />Background and Brief History<br />Why choose Linux?<br />Uses<br />KDE and GNOME<br />Linux and Unix<br />Popular Linux Applications<br />Conclusion <br />Table of Contents<br />