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The Four Largest Linux Desktop Users

The largest Linux deployments in the world are still on the server side, but in recent years it has been adopted more widely on the desktop front. Even though Linux is slow to be adopted on desktops outside of government institutions, there are large scale users out there who are proving that Linux is not jsut for computer scientists and programmers. Here is a list of the four biggest names who use Linux on the desktop side: 1. Google The most well known company to use Linux on the desktop is Google. Google runs a lighter skinned version of Canonical’s...

GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE GPL

For all of you who wonder what the GNU General Public License (GPL) is, here’s a copy from the GNU website for your perusal. GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE Version 3, 29 June 2007 Copyright © 2007 Free Software Foundation, Inc. <https://fsf.org/> Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies of this license document, but changing it is not allowed. Preamble The GNU General Public License is a free, copyleft license for software and other kinds of works. The licenses for most software and other practical works are designed to take away your freedom to share and change the works....