Would The Internet Exist Without Linux? Yes, Very Likely. Posted on October 30, 2008October 30, 2008in Categories GNU/Open source, kernel, Links, Linux, News, UNIX last updated October 30, 2008This is the dumbest article ever.Would the internet as we know it exist without Linux? Absolutely not. Where Linux shines the most is in its server applications – no question, says Rich Menga.