Linux Is Getting Popular

Linux Is Getting Popular

About ten years back I got and installed my first copy of Red Hat Fedora Linux. It was during the exact same time frame that I formally became a Libertarian. In a way, I believe that it's both. First let us consider the beginnings of Linux. In the early 1980's a longtime Unix programmer named Richard Stallman left MIT and started the GNU project and after the Free Software Foundation. He along with his team started compiling (pun intended) the various software elements of an operating system. The impetus behind their work was the belief that software source code ought to be freely accessible to all users to ensure they could make alterations to accommodate their particular needs. These changes would then be freely printed so that others could gain…
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