the Linux Operating System (aka Gnu Linux, aka Lin Ux). An Open Source variant of UNIX.

created by Linus Torvalds (with non-kernel bits by Richard Stallman and others)

may want to consider WebMin for adding a GUI to admin tasks

article on top Open Source packages for sysadmins to use: Cf Engine, Nagios, Grub (instead of Li Lo), LDAP.

Apr'2008 article on picking a distribution

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