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2017-10-06 18:42:45
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Linux is an operating system kernel. Microsoft is a software company that amongst other things produces operating systems. They are totally different things.
Linux is not a corporation, it is an open source kernel. Microsoft is a corporation that produces computer software, mostly closed-source. Linux is maintained and developed by volunteers at the Linux Foundation.

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