Linux

['lɪnʌks, 'lʌɪnʌks]
noun Computing (trademark in the US) an operating system modelled on Unix, whose source code is publicly available at no charge.
Origin
1990s: from the name of the Finnish software engineer Linus Benedict Torvalds, who wrote the first version, + -x, as in Unix.

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