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Lin·ux

 (lĭn′ŭks)
A trademark for an open-source version of the UNIX operating system.

Linux

(ˈlaɪnʌks) (ˈlɪnʌks)
n
(Computer Science) a nonproprietary computer operating system suitable for use on personal computers
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Noun1.Linux - an open-source version of the UNIX operating system
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
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Linux
Linukso
järjestelmäLinuxLinux-pohjainen
Linux
Linuxリナックス
리눅스
Linux
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From e-business to the enterprise, customers who require fast computing power to analyze and process large amounts of data will benefit from the high performance and reliability of the VA Linux 4450," said Gregg Zehr, vice president of engineering, VA Linux Systems.
Compaq also demonstrated high performance Linux Beowulf clusters featuring Bioinformatics modeling and CMU, and a Compaq StorageWorks Fibre Channel SAN running Linux.
The new product offerings are channel-enabled bundles consisting of IBM xSeries(R) servers or IBM BladeCenter(R) with optional IBM storage with the Linux operating system from Novell SUSE(R) and Centeris(R) Likewise(TM) Management Suite.
0, SUSE LINUX provides both a version for 32-bit operating environments and a product for the recently released AMD Athlon 64 processor, enabling workstation users performance enhancements available only through the 64-bit architecture.
Reflecting the growing momentum of the mobile Linux market, IDG World Expo has added a conference track that focuses on Mobile and Embedded Linux to April's LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, sponsored by PalmSource.