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English definition of “Linux™”


/ˈlaɪnəks/ US   /ˈlɪnəks/ trademark
IT a computer operating system (= a program that controls the way a computer system works) that is available free on the internet: The Army's new supercomputer will run on Linux, a free, "open source" operating system that is a rival to Microsoft Windows.
(Definition of Linux™ from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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