5 top Linux and open source stories in 2013

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By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for Zdnet

Linux has long ruled some areas of computing such as supercomputing. But in 2013, Linux and the open source method of developing software started to quietly dominate all aspects of computing, from cars to the cloud, and end-user computing, thanks in part to Android and Chrome OS.Read this

I’ve been watching Linux since its first days over 20 years ago and even I’ve been impressed at its forward movement in 2013.

Here are the top five developments as I see them. I’ll guarantee that some of them you’ve never heard of, but believe me when I say you will be influenced by them in the years to come. No matter what kind of computing you’re involved in, you’re going to be using Linux and open source software.(..)