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.

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

An introduction to GRUB2 configuration for your Linux machine

An introduction to GRUB2 configuration in Linux
When researching my article from last month, An introduction to the Linux boot and startup process , I became interested in learning more about GRUB2...Read more

8 reasons to use LXDE

8 reasons to use LXDE
Learn reasons to consider using the lightweight LXDE desktop environment as your Linux desktop.Read more

GNU Screen or tmux?

GNU Screen or tmux?
If you've spent a fair amount of time working on the command line, chances are you've tried out a terminal multiplexer. These helpful tools let users...Read more

An introduction to GNU Screen

An introduction to GNU Screen
Learn how to use this helpful terminal multiplexer tool to better control your command line.Read more

How embedded Linux accelerates IoT development

How embedded Linux accelerates IoT development
Learn about two use cases that show how embedded Linux accelerates IoT development.Read more

Version control for your Linux /etc/ directory

Version control for your Linux /etc/ directory
Your /etc/ directory is where most Linux distributions store your system's configuration files, and tracking /etc/ has some extra challenges beyond...Read more

10 command-line tools for data analysis in Linux

Command-line tools for data analysis in Linux
Why load everything into a spreadsheet when the terminal can be faster, more powerful, and more easily scriptable?Read more