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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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Download our new Linux commands cheat sheet for executing common tasks.
A top secret file.

Flatpak secrets management is getting an upgrade. Here's what's coming.
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This is the story of how I learned Linux before the age of WiFi, when distributions came in the form of a CD.
Team of people around the world

It's easy to manage users from a graphical interface, whether during installation or on the desktop.
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The company answers open hardware fans by revealing two laptops powered with open source firmware coreboot.
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A weekly look at open source community and industry trends.
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Awk is a powerful tool for doing tasks that might otherwise be left to other common utilities, including sort.
Open source skills

Go beyond one-line awk scripts with mail merge and word counting.