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==What is Linux?==
 
==What is Linux?==
  
Linux is a ''kernel'', the core of a computer operating system, created by [[Wikipedia:Linus_Torvalds|Linus Torvalds]]. It is typically packaged as a ''[[Wikipedia:Linux_distribution|distribution]]'', which includes the extra programs necessary to make a computer functional and useful. Since 1991, it has grown from a one-man project which ran on one computer to one with thousands of contributors running on everything from cell phones to million-dollar supercomputers.
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Linux is a ''kernel'', the core of a computer operating system, created by [[Wikipedia:Linus_Torvalds|Linus Torvalds]]. It is typically packaged as a ''[[Wikipedia:Linux_distribution|distribution]]'', which includes the extra programs necessary to make a computer functional and useful. Since 1991, it has grown from a one-man project which ran on one computer to one with thousands of contributors running on everything from personal organizers to million-dollar supercomputers.
  
 
==What are Open Source and Free Software?==
 
==What are Open Source and Free Software?==

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