Linux has been around since the mid-90s and has reached hundreds of thousands of user-base around the globe. Linux is an operating system that manages all the hardware resources associated with your desktop or laptop. It’s in your phone(s), thermostats, in your cars, televisions, etc. It also runs most of the Internet. Linux has grown into one of the most reliable computer ecosystems on the planet. It has zero costs of entry and you have the perfect solution for a desktop platform.