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Linux is a freely-distributed operating system originally created by Linus Torvalds. Developed under the GNU General Public License, the source code for Linux is available to everyone. As a result of this availability, other developers have taken the Linux source code and created a variety of different Linux distributions that have slightly different functionality from each other. The number of Linux users is estimated by different sources to 10-27 million. Very likely the actual number is in the upper part of this range.

Among its many benefits are:

And a few disadvantages:

The nice little penguin Tux, unofficial mascot of Linux 2.0, can be found on Larry Ewing's Home Page.


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