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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.

Linux toy: Bash prompt

Your Linux terminal probably supports Unicode, so why not take advantage of that and add a seasonal...
Linux toy: snake

Python isn't the only snake you'll find at the Linux command line with this classic 1970s game...
Linux toy: 2048

Looking for a terminal-based game to pass the time? Look no further than 2048-cli.
Linux toy: tetris

Recreate the magic of the 1980s with everyone's favorite tile-matching game, Tetris.
Linux toy: cal

Link commands together to build a colorful calendar, and then whisk it away in a snowstorm.
Linux toy: nyancat

Rainbows, Pop-Tarts, and cats in space: What more could you want at your terminal?
Linux toy: lolcat

With this simple utility, you can add a rainbow of color to the output of any program you want.
Tux with binary code background

If a computer is on your gift-giving list, here's why it should be Linux.