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FYI: Linux is Here to Stay, and Rule!

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I'm sometimes annoyed when I read some ignorant people's comment that Linux doesn't matter anymore and that it is slowly dying. A comment from a blog said, "Linux? Do people still use it?" Another one, a hermit probably, wrote, "I think Linus Torvalds is the only person in the world right now who's using Linux". These people must have been living in a cave for the past 10 years.

Cavemen, read this timeline for goodness sake and realize how big Linux has become:

* 1983 (September): GNU project was announced publicly
* 1991 (September): first version of the Linux kernel was released to the Internet
* 2001 (second quarter): Linux server unit shipments at 15% annual growth rate

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