"Without Linux, it's doubtful the open source idea would have
had as much impact as it has, with even conservative businesses
like banks shifting away from closed-source software.
"A quick glance at the internet news feeds show that Linux is
where the action is. In today's funds-starved environment, Linux
projects are receiving money. There are jobs advertised today that
require Linux experience and qualifications.
"Using Linux as shorthand for everything open source can,
however, lead to an unfortunate reality truncation. Despite all the
publicity, it seems lots of people and organisations still haven't
understood that Linux is only an operating system kernel..."