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Linux is the best-known and most-used open source operating system. As an operating system, Linux is software that sits underneath all of the other software on a computer, receiving requests from those programs and relaying these requests to the computer’s hardware. Learn more on our what is Linux resource page.

It's been 28 years since the first Linux kernel was conceived. There have been several releases since 1991, so what's your favorite? Take our poll.
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You don't have to compile the Linux kernel but you can with this quick tutorial.
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Want to know what the actual (not buzzword) innovations are when it comes to the Linux kernel? Read on.
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The Continuous Kernel Integration (CKI) project aims to prevent bugs from entering the Linux kernel.
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Since the early 1990s, the Linux desktop has matured from a simple window manager to a full desktop. Join us on a journey through the history of the Linux desktop.
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Whether you're new to moving files in Linux or experienced, you'll learn something in this in-depth writeup.
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New Linux tracer analyzes production performance problems and troubleshoots software.
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Sometimes the mv command isn't the best option when you need to move a file. So how else do you do it?