Linux is a UNIX-base operating system. Its original creator was a Finnish student name Linus Torvalds, although being ‘open source’ it has change a great deal since its original conception. It belongs to nobody, and is free to download and use. Any changes to it are open for all to adopt, and as a result it has developed into a very powerful OS that is rapidly gaining in popularity worldwide, particularly among those seeking an alternative to Windows.
Advantages of Linux
- Easy to install applications.
- Easy to change options.
- Multitasking, Multiuser and Multi processing capasity
- Text mode (CLI)- Command line interface
- Graphical mode (GUI)