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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.

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Take our poll or tell us about your favorite terminal trick. Is it a nifty productivity shortcut or a fun Easter egg?
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Learn how to use goto to alias and navigate to directories with autocomplete in Linux.
Inter-process Communication in Linux

This free eBook gives seasoned and occasional coders insight into the core concepts and mechanisms of inter-process communication (IPC) in Linux.
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No time for commands? Scheduling tasks with cron means programs can run but you don't have to stay up late.
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Learn how to make Linux do what you need it to do in Opensource.com's top 10 articles about Linux commands from 2019.
Linux penguin at the north pole beside an igloo

This article is part of a special series of 24 days of Linux desktops. EDE is not the most glamorous, minimal, nor efficient desktop. But its soft, muted tones are calming, its familiarity soothing, and its icon theme fun.
Penguin driving a car with a yellow background

This article is part of a special series of 24 days of Linux desktops. TWM may be bare-bones by default, but it's a great foundation for a customized Linux desktop that has all your favorite bits and pieces.
Penguins gathered together in the Artic

It's been a good year for Linux, so take a look back at the top 10 Linux articles on Opensource.com from 2019.