- UNIX-like Operating system available free under the model of open source software development and distribution.
- The first release came on October 5, 1991, by Linux Torvalds.
- cost efficient, as freely distributed under GNU GPL (General Public License)
- It is secure, stable and reliable
- Supports the range of programming languages like C, C++, Python, Ruby and much more.
- Compatible with MySQL and Postgre SQL