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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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At the outset, it should be noted that it is probably far more difficult to produce a language-independent standard for POSIX than for SQL.
PHOENIX -- DDC-I, a leading supplier of software products and professional services for mission- and safety-critical applications, today announced the availability of HeartOS[TM], a new lightweight real-time operating system with POSIX Profile 51 interfaces for mission-critical and safety-critical applications.
Carrier Grade RTLinux combines POSIX hard real-time with the ability to host virtual instances of enterprise operating systems and accompanying compute loads.
Typically, greater levels of POSIX support enable code reuse and portability of third-party, open source applications to VxWorks and from VxWorks.
Linux provides sophisticated networking and storage capabilities, comprehensive security functionality, excellent driver support, and a wealth of applications, while RTCore provides a POSIX API environment for hard real-time applications.
The combination of Metro Link's X products along with Wind River's existing POSIX support for our VxWorks RTOS, allows the migration of existing Unix graphics to run on smart, connected devices," said Caroline Yao, Group Manager of Partner Solutions for Wind River.
FSMLabs' patented hard real-time virtualization technology decouples the POSIX RTCore real-time kernel from an embedded Linux (or BSD UNIX) client operating system that is completely preemptible by time critical code.