It runs on more platforms than any other operating system and it is free to use and alter. Try our Linux quiz!
Let's have an easy start: what is the name of the Linux mascot?
Linux has its roots in the Unix operating system. Where was that created?
- Sun Microsystems
- AT&T Bell Labs
Linus Torvalds released the Linux kernel in what year?
An operating system needs more than a kernel, and the operating system we call Linux gets its compiler and many other tools from a free software project. Which one?
Let's talk about Linux distributions. Which distribution does Ubuntu derive from?
- Red Hat
Now here's something obscure. Can you guess what "9885 Linux" is?
- A recently discovered breed of penguin
- A fork of Slackware
- An asteroid
What major phone operating system is based on a Linux kernel?
- Windows Phone
- All the above
- None of the above
Seriously - there are plenty more Linux-based phone platforms. Which of the following is NOT based on Linux?
- Firefox OS
- BlackBerry 10
- Ubuntu Touch
Which user interface is used in the popular desktop Linux, Ubuntu?
Easy one: Red Hat is the biggest open source software firm. What is its "community" Linux called?
Microsoft has been hostile to Linux in the past, but which Microsoft operating system now supports the Linux command line?
- Windows 8.1
- Windows 10
- Windows 7
Ubuntu releases have animal names. What is the current (16.04.1 LTS) version called?
- Trusty Tahr
- Precise Pangolin
- Xenial Xerus
- Yakkety Yak
Which software giant has made a much-disputed claim that GNU/Linux infringes its patents, and regularly demands royalties?
What was the code name for the 19th version of Fedora?
- Schrodinger's Cat
- Planck's Constant
- Heisenberg's Principle
The International Space Station dumped Windows for Linux. Which distribution?
- Red Hat
Result: [SCORE-MESSAGE] out of [NB-OF-QUESTION-MESSAGE]
Not so good -- you probably use Windows :-)
Well done. You are in tune with the future