Who’s Using Linux?

Application developers, system administrators, network providers, kernel hackers, multimedia authors: these are a few of the categories of people who find that Linux has a particular charm. Unix programmers are increasingly using Linux because of its cost—they can pick up a complete programming environment for a few dollars and run it on cheap PC hardware—and because Linux offers a great ...

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10 Reasons To Switch Over To Linux OS Right Now

The Linux project was announced by the Linux creator Linus Torvalds on August 25, 1991. With time, Linux has managed to earn a respectable place in the open source world. With other OS still struggling to provide security and reliability at the first place, here are 10 reasons to switch over to Linux. Linux has been around for years and ...

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LINUX : The must 10 free and open source softwares

Have you ever wondered what are some cool Linux softwares or tools that you must try?? Well I thought that when i was new to this world i.e. what new can i try that would ease my work? So,here is a list of all the packages without which your system is incomplete. Many of you might be using many of ...

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How does Linux differ from other operating systems?

In many ways Linux is similar to other operating systems you may have used before, such as Windows, OS X, or iOS. Like other operating systems, Linux has a graphical interface, and types of software you are accustomed to using on other operating systems, such as word processing applications, have Linux equivalents. In many cases, the software’s creator may have ...

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How can I contribute to Linux?

Most of the Linux kernel is written in the C programming language, with a little bit of assembly and other languages sprinkled in. If you’re interested in writing code for the Linux kernel itself, which will explain some of the concepts and processes you’ll want to be familiar with. But the Linux community is much more than the kernel, and ...

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How can I get started using Linux?

There’s some chance you’re using Linux already and don’t know it, but if you’d like to install Linux on your home computer to try it out, the easiest way is to pick a popular distribution that is designed for your platform (for example, laptop or tablet device) and give it a shot. Although there are numerous distributions available, most of ...

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Difference between Linux and Windows Operating systems with their own advantages

Linux Windows Cost Linux can be freely distributed, downloaded freely, distributed through magazines, Books etc. There are priced versions for Linux also, but they are normally cheaper than Windows. $119 – $199.99, $69 for students, $99 to upgrade to pro User Everyone. From home users to developers and computer enthusiasts alike. Everyone Manufacturer Linux kernel is developed by the community. ...

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Licence fees and GDP per capita: The case for open source in developing countries by Rishab Aiyer Ghosh.

There is a strong case for free software (also known as open source or libre software) being deployed widely in developing countries. This paper describes three reasons in particular: free software is a skills enabling platform; it is far cheaper; and it is more adaptable to local needs. The free software development community provides an environment of intensive interactive skills ...

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