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1.Linux Basics


The Linux kernel is an operating system kernel used by a family of Unix-like operating systems. The term Linux distribution is used to refer to the various operating systems that run on top of the Linux Kernel.

Design
Linus Torvalds

Developed
Linus Torvalds (author) and Andrew Morton. Thousands of collaborators

Initial release
1991

Written in
C

License
GNU General Public License version 2 (only)[3][4] plus proprietary BLOBs

Website     
www.kernel.org