In July 1993, Slackware 1.0 became one of the first ready-to-use Linux distributions. Installation required two dozen 3.5-inch floppy disks, but it was a start. Those early days were the beginning of a long cycle of enterprise-focused development, commercialization, competition, and eventually full-blown software stacks. Today, Linux powers the systems and applications of businesses around the world.
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