Linux is a free Unix-type operating system originally created by Linus Torvalds and constantly developed further with the assistance of many developers from around the world. Linux includes true multitasking, virtual memory, shared libraries, demand loading, proper memory management, TCP/IP networking, and other features common with modern operating systems. Developed under the GNU General Public License, the source code for Linux is freely available to everyone. Linux can be downloaded for free off the Internet. There are many applications that provide Linux with the power and stability it enjoys today. The Linux category contains resources related to Linux and the Linux ecosystem.