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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
Translations
Linux
Linukso
järjestelmäLinuxLinux-pohjainen
Linux
Linuxリナックス
리눅스
Linux
Linux
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The Linux Box is partnering with Opsera Limited to become an official Opsview reseller in the United States, with the goal of expanding the national presence of this award-winning network and infrastructure monitoring software suite.
There's a good saying regarding PC security: To mess up a Linux box, you really need to work AT it; to mess up a Windows box, you just have to work ON it.
TiVo took a commodity Linux box, imbued it with a television hook-up, recorder, and decent user-interface--yet is so much more than the VCR.
However using open source software and a few simple tips you can easily turn a Linux box into a multimedia powerhouse.
Sonos liberates the music that's stored on your PC, Mac, Linux box or network storage so you can listen to it wherever and whenever you want.
The software was installed on a Linux box and, with some help from High Tower engineers, was up and running quickly.
Whether you use a Windows PC, Mac, Linux box, notebook PC or handheld PC, there are hundreds of tips and techniques out there worth investigating.
Just set up a Linux box with Sendmail and a connection to the Internet, and you're in business.
Of course, if we expected all the connections to be in use at all times, it would probably overload the Linux box and a Cisco router would be required.