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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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"Formal training and certifications are a key way of identifying qualified talent, and as more people join the Linux community, it will be increasingly necessary for professionals to show they stand out in the crowd."
Linux is easier to keep up to date than Windows, and it runs more efficiently on the same equipment.
Unlike other Linux distros available on the Microsoft Store, Arch Linux isn't recommended for Linux beginners, notes Fossbytes, in its article on the subject.
This flexibility of being open source allows Linux to run on a car's electronic system, rice cookers, and even robots.
designed to be a fast, modern, reliable Linux kernel, optimised for Oracle
Key statistics from the report include: Eighty-one percent of survey respondents say that hiring Linux talent is a priority in 2012.
Today Linux's still tiny worldwide market share belies its influence and allure, especially among geeks and other information technology experts.
The Linux Foundation is engaged in the worldwide promotion,training and standardization of Linux, fostering technical and marketing cooperation in the computing industry.
"Ten years ago we introduced SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z as the first commercial, enterprise-class, fully-supported Linux distribution for IBM mainframes," said Markus Rex, senior vice president and general manager of Open Platform Solutions at Novell.
In a new study of more than 200 Linux enterprises conducted for Levanta, however, Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) found that this perception is no longer accurate.
Geck is chief technology officer at Suse Linux, an open source software outfit now owned by Novell, and he's about to make his point: "The Russians just used a pencil."