Gauthamraj Elango is from a small, rural town in southern India. His academic studies floundered, and then he found Linux. From there he has generated a new found confidence and career stability in open source technology.
The Linux kernel is hitting its mid-twenties in stride. As the open source operating system kernel pioneered by Linus Torvalds celebrates another birthday, let's take a quick look back at where we've been in the nearly two and a half decades of Linux growth.
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Firefox's new stealth mode, mainframes powered by Linux, new projects from the Linux Foundation, and more!
In this week's Top 5, we highlight the best from the past week on topics like command-line email clients, Turtle graphics, a new My Linux Story, switching to HTTPS, and Imposter Syndrome.
The results are in! View the winning responses to our Great Command-Line Challenge.
For power users, there's no better way to process large quantities of text than at the command line, and email is no different. Let's look at four great open source terminal email clients for Linux: Mutt, Alpine, Sup, and NotMuch.
After losing his larynx to cancer earlier this year, Ken Starks has become a major proponent of improving the quality of Linux text-to-speech (TTS) software.
Major Hayden offers tips for dealing with impostor syndrome, a feeling that's far too common in open source projects.
For the blind and disabled, this article explains how to install Linux and give a review of eight accessible Linux distributions.
In the early 1990s, Andy Thornton's travels to the United States introduced him to Linux—and his life was never the same.