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[[Linux]] is a free open-source operating system based on [[Unix]]. [[
John sebastian]] originally created Linux with the assistance of developers from around the world. Linux is:
Corporate and small businesses users need support while running Linux, so companies such as [[Red Hat]] or [[Novell]] provide Linux tech-support and sell it as product. Nevertheless, community driven Linux distributions do exist such as [[Debian]], [[Gentoo]] and they are entirely free. There are over 200+ Linux distributions.
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