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Linux is a family of open source Unix-like operating systems based on the Linux kernel, an operating system kernel first released on September 17, 1991 by Linus Torvalds. Linux is typically packaged in a Linux distribution (or distro for short).

Distributions include the Linux kernel and supporting system software and libraries, many of which are provided by the GNU Project. Many Linux distributions use the word "Linux" in their name, but the Free Software Foundation uses the name GNU/Linux to emphasize the importance of GNU software, causing some controversy.


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[–] FooBarrington 49 points 2 months ago (5 children)

I hate it, makes me look much less like a hacker while installing pre-built software from other people

[–] [email protected] 33 points 2 months ago (1 children)

Just switch to green on black. Immediate street cred boost

[–] [email protected] 5 points 2 months ago

computer people have upvotes not street cred

[–] [email protected] 4 points 2 months ago

Just do it on ARM or RISC-V. RISC architecture changes everything.

[–] shotgun_crab 3 points 2 months ago

But it has more green, isn't that the hacker color?

[–] [email protected] 1 points 2 months ago

Just keep "hollywood" running in another terminal at all times.

[–] [email protected] -1 points 2 months ago