Linux

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.

How to save keystrokes at the command line with alias

How to save keystrokes at the command line with alias
Learn how to save some keystrokes (and hassle) by setting up aliases for the commands you often use.Read more

An introduction to Linux's EXT4 filesystem

An introduction to the EXT4 filesystem
Take a walk through EXT4's history, features, and optimal use, and learn how it differs from previous iterations of the EXT filesystem.Read more

An introduction to Libral, a systems management library for Linux

An introduction to Libral, a systems management library for Linux
Libral provides a uniform management API across system resources and serves as a solid foundation for scripting management tasks and building...Read more

How I got started with Linux

How I got started with Linux
From physics student to the founder of FreeDOS, Jim Hall tells us how it all started with a hobby Linux install in 1993.Read more

Testing Linux hardware compatibility with USB sticks

Testing Linux hardware compatibility with USB sticks
Want to select hardware that works with your favorite Linux distribution? Try it out first with USB stick in the store.Read more

3 Linux questions from the community

3 Linux questions from the community
Hear three fun Linux questions from the community from The Queue by Jeremy Garcia.Read more

Running Linux on your Chromebook with GalliumOS

Linux on your Chromebook with GalliumOS
Learn how you could use GalliumOS to "penguinize" a Chromebook.Read more

Using vi-mode in your shell

Using vi-mode at the command line
Get an introduction to using vi-mode for line editing at the command line.Read more