Linux is one of the most sought after computer operating software which even surpasses windows Operating system. Most people who use Linux based machine are computer engineers who is well informed in the realm of computer technology because it is considered a free and open source operating system where many developers help each other to upgrade and resolve the problems that the OS encounters. Compared with commercially develop operating system like Apple MAC Operating System and Microsoft Windows operating system, any one can distribute and develop the software further for commercial or non commercial distribution.
Linux was first develop for Intel x86-based PC as a free alternative to commercially created OS. Because of its solid background firmware and low overhead application in its bare form, almost 90% of the world fastest computer, servers and mainframe runs in this operating system or its variants. Aside from computer base system The Linux operating system is also included in tablet computer; network router and switches; TV sets, Video consoles and mobile devices.
Linux is run as a desktop application retains its graphic interface application like X Windows system, GNOME or KDE Plasma for easy navigation and a point and click experience which usual desktop user is fond with but for fast and secured server environment that GUI interface is remove and replaced with server application like Apache HTTP Servers and SSH Servers like openSSH.