What is Linux?
Linux is a free Operating System that was created by Linus Torvalds in the beginning of the 1990's. It was based upon the Unix architecture.
Linux has developed the reputation of being a very stable system.
There are many distributions of Linux out there. Some of them are:
The most popular distribution is Redhat. However experienced Linux users would favor Debian.
To know more about Linux go on the LinuxLookup :: Newbie Navigator site
Since Linux is free it can be downloaded freely from the internet. You should bear in mind that Linux is quite a huge program, some distributions being over 600 mb.
Getting Linux in Mauritius
You can get Linux in Mauritius by:
- Joining the Mauritius Linux User Group mailing list and asking for a copy of the distribution you are looking for.
- Contacting the Centre SYFED
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