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Is Linux a trademark?

Yes. Linux was registered in 1994 by an individual not related to the operating system, who then demanded royalties from distributors. Linus Torvalds and a group of organizati (MORE)
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What is hda6 in Linux?

It is the 6th partition of you primary IDE hard drive. hd stands for hard disk ( Please note that in case of SCSI the names would be sd) Disks are numbered as hda, hdb, hdc (MORE)

What does a Linux do?

Linux is an operating system. In the strictect definition, it is an operating system kernel. What this means is Linux is to Ubuntu or Mint or Slackware or Android what NT is (MORE)
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Is Linux free?

This is a question without a simple answer. If by "Linux", you mean the Linux kernel, then yes. The source code is available free of cost, and you are free to modify it with o (MORE)
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What is yast in Linux?

Yast is an administrator tool that allows administrators to install patches, add or delete users, etc.
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What is an editor in Linux?

Google search with: "Linux editors" and have a look through the many pages on the subject. A popular editor is Vim (once Vi), but Vim takes a while to get used to. An easier e (MORE)

What is Linux?

Linux is a free, open source operating system kernel,  but now is considered to be packaged with other programs to be an  entire operating system (known as a distribution, a (MORE)
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What does the Linux kernel do?

The kernel is the core of the operating system.It is loaded into memory when the system is booted and communicates directly with the hardware.Users programs that need to acces (MORE)
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What is syslog in Linux?

Syslog is a system daemon that tracks system events and puts them in plaintext files the user can read. It also manages these files so that they don't get too numerous or too (MORE)

Why did Linux torvalds make Linux?

Linux is a kernel.A while ago a project known as GNU was started by  Richard Stallman as a plan to get the word out about FOSS ( Free  and open-source software) He wanted to (MORE)