Linux

Developer Community
Written in Primarily C and assembly
OS family Unix-like
Working state Current
Source model Mainly open-source, proprietary software is also available.
Initial release September 17, 1991; 25 years ago
Marketing target Personal computers, mobile devices, embedded devices, servers, mainframes, supercomputers
Available in Multilingual
Platforms Alpha, ARC, ARM, AVR32, Blackfin, C6x, ETRAX CRIS, FR-V, H8/300, Hexagon, Itanium, M32R, m68k, META, Microblaze, MIPS, MN103, Nios II, OpenRISC, PA-RISC, PowerPC, s390, S+core, SuperH, SPARC, TILE64, Unicore32, x86, Xtensa
Kernel type Monolithic (Linux kernel)
Userland GNU and various others
Default user interface Many
License GPLv2 and other free and open-source licenses, except for the “Linux” trademark

 

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