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Running on more than 90% of today's 500 fastest super computers.

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Project Twitter: @linuxfoundation

  • Open Source
  • Internet
  • Data

Linux was developed as a free operating system for Intel x86-based personal computers, and is now ported on more hardware than any other operating system. The Linux kernel is one of the foremost and most influential examples of free and open source software. Conceived by Finnish computer scientist Linus Torvalds in 1991, it has been adapted and developed with input from thousands of programmers, and now runs on more than 90% of today's 500 fastest super computers, as well as portable devices such as Android.

Last updated: 09th of May, 2014

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