Linux and Its Advantages
Linux is an operating system that uses Linux kernel and is similar to that of Unix. Linux support several hardware and can be installed on desktop computers, tablet computers, mobile phones, video game consoles and on supercomputers. Ten fastest supercomputers of the world are run on Linux and it is considered as the leading server Operating System (OS).
Linux is the best example of free and open source software. The source code available in it can be modified easily under GNU General Public License. There are many distributors of Linux these are:
Linus Benedict Torvalds alias Linus Torvalds, Finnish software engineer wrote Linux Kernel in 1991. He is also known as Father of Linux. In 1983, Richard Stallman founded a GNU project and Linux was a part of this project.