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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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Meet Lorenzo Carbonell, who brings GNU/Linux and open source to the Spanish-speaking community through his blog site, El Atareao, and applications.
Code going into a computer.

The Glances tool offers more information about system performance than other sysadmin monitoring tools.
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Embrace Java applications on your desktop, and run them on all of your desktops.
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NetBSD's package manager is generic, flexible, and easy. Here's how to use it.
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Download our new cheat sheet for managing Linux users and permissions.
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Download our new Linux commands cheat sheet for executing common tasks.
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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.