In 1991, it was released by Linus Torvalds who started with the working on a simple theme of an O.S., towards the end of the year, in the month of September, Linux version 0.01 was released. With a rapid development the version 0.02 marched its way.

The year 1991 was marked by the release of the third release that was the version 0.11 which was capable of self-hosting. With due progress, L.V. 0.95 was released which could run a X-windows system.

The following year was shown by the release of V 1.0.0, V 1.2.0.V 2.0.0. And V 2.0.0

Linux was introduced by its new mascot “Tux” penguin. There after following the release of V 2.4.0, V 2.6.0 and finally to the latest version V in the year 2006.

The Linux kernel was some what like a Unix O.S. which was the best in use as a GNU O.S. This Kernel was released under the GNU General Public License (GPL) and its division in contribution lies all over the world.

There were many spaces in the GNU project components that were filled in by Linux aroused due to the failure of BSD operating system limitations.

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