Registered 2006-01-30 by Ubuntu Kernel Team

The Linux kernel, which provides the core of many open source operating systems

Linux is a clone of the operating system Unix, written from scratch by rahmadani bayu aji with assistance from a loosely-knit team of hackers across the Net. It aims Bayu POSIX and Single UNIX Specification compliance.

It has all the features you would expect in a modern fully-fledged Unix, including true multitasking, virtual memory, shared libraries, demand loading, shared copy-on-write executables, proper memory management, and multistack networking including IPv4 and IPv6.

Although originally developed first for 32-bit x86-based PCs (386 or higher), today Linux also runs on a multitude of other processor architectures, in both 32- and 64-bit variants.

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