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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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[–] [email protected] 7 points 3 months ago (2 children)

I love it, but as someone with a red-green colour blind coworker, I always try to use blue for positive feedback, and orange for negative, as its better for representation for most colourblind types.

[–] [email protected] 2 points 3 months ago

I wish FreeDesktop would standardize CLIs taking their application colours from the user theme so that colourblindness is catered for.

[–] [email protected] 2 points 3 months ago

That's a great callout, and something we should be considering more often