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Learn Red Hat Linux Episode #2: Why Learn Linux?


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In this tutorial we will cover why it is important to learn how to use Linux. While it might not be the most popular OS for household PCs, the majority of tech and network infrastructure runs on Linux machines. Companies such as Google, Facebook, Amazon, and PayPal run on a Linux based distro. So, if you would like to get a job at any of the big tech companies, save maybe Microsoft, Linux administration skills are extremely valuable. Also, you have price. Linux is completely open source. This means that you can download and use almost any distro completely free of charge. Most Linux companies make their money selling support and enterprise level services. Most importantly, Linux is much more secure than Windows or Mac OS. The banking industry and major stock markets are powered by Linux machines.

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