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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.

Coding on a computer

This article is part of a special series of 24 days of Linux desktops. If you're looking for a lightweight, fast, and simple Linux window manager, FVWM qualifies. But if you're looking for something to dig into, explore, and hack, then FVWM is a must.
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This article is part of a special series of 24 days of Linux desktops. Fluxbox is very light on system resources, yet it has vital Linux desktop features to make your user experience easy, blazingly efficient, and unduly fast.
Woman sitting in front of her laptop

This article is part of a special series of 24 days of Linux desktops. Looking for for a lightweight Linux distribution with plenty of features? The Xfce Linux desktop has been the standard for a long time.
Terminal window with green text

We asked our community to tell us about their experience with terminal emulators. Here are a few of the responses we received. Take our poll to weigh in on your favorite.
Gnomes in a window.

This article is part of a special series of 24 days of Linux desktops. GNOME, the default desktop on most modern Linux distributions, is clean, simple, and well-organized.
Penguin with green background

This article is part of a special series of 24 days of Linux desktops. If you're a minimalist who finds traditional desktops get in your way, try the Pekwm Linux desktop.
Penguins

This article is part of a special series of 24 days of Linux desktops. The Budgie Linux desktop is a great example of how diversity in open source creates more choice for each user.
Cinnamon

This article is part of a special series of 24 days of Linux desktops. Just like its namesake, the Cinnamon Linux desktop is warm and inviting and cozy.