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Linux Tries Not to be a Victim of its Own Success

“When open source software pioneer Linus Torvalds first posted
the Linux source code on an internet newsgroup site in 1991, he was
clear about its terms of use: no one should be able to make money
from Linux, he said.

“So how has the operating system come to be big business for
some of the world’s leading IT vendors? After all, almost two
decades on, the altruistic Linux ethos remains largely
intact…”


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