Linux

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Linux, also known as GNU/Linux, is a family of POSIX-compliant computer operating systems that share the Linux kernel originally created by Finnish developer Linus Torvalds.

Name

The pronunciation of "Linux" is similar to "LEE-nux", corresponding with the Swedish pronunciation of "Linus". The standard English approximation is "LIN-ux".

Changing keyboard layout

Most distributions use the X Window System for the default user interface.

See also