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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
Linux
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