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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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Get the details on what's inside your computer from the command line.
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Virt-manager provides a full range of options for spinning up virtual machines on Linux.
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Linux's emergence on the mainframe is indebted to the external developer community working with IBM.
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Stay on top of what you need to do with these Linux to-do list applications.
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Learn when to use the tac command instead of cat, and why you might want to.
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GNOME Boxes' snapshot capability preserves data in case you need to revert your virtual machine to a previous state.
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Make Linux as colorful (or as monochromatic) as you want.
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What technology runs on Linux? You might be astonished to know just how often you use Linux in your daily life.