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Linux when you least expect it

BY jim curry ON Aug 24, 2017

 

True story - I'm walking down the street in San Francisco and I see the sign above.  I immediately think - 'Penguin! Linux!'.  It made my day.

Linux, in some form, is a big part of our daily lives, sometimes when you least expect it.  If you're reading this, you probably don't need convincing that open source and Linux underlie much of today's technical innovation.  Even so, it's still cool to see how far Linux has come since 1991.  The infographic below has some fun factoids on the prevalence of Linux.  What's your favorite Linux 'fun' fact?

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