Definition of Linux in English:

Linux

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Pronunciation: /ˈlɪnʌks
 
, ˈlʌɪnʌks/

noun

[mass noun] Computing, trademark
An open-source operating system modelled on UNIX.
More example sentences
  • The unit and its hard drive can be accessed by any Windows, Mac, Linux or Unix client.
  • In addition, Unix, Linux and Windows boxes can all be controlled via the same console.
  • Customers finally have an incentive to actually test Linux and open source software.

Origin

1990s: from the name of Linus Benedict Torvalds (born 1969), a Finnish software engineer who wrote the first version of the system, + -x, as in Unix.

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