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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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Set up your console so you always know where you are and what to do next.
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Take as many shots as you want; gphoto2 makes transferring photos from your device to your Linux computer quick and easy.
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Redirection is an efficient way to get data from one place to another without a lot of mouse moving and key pressing.
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The GNOME desktop is a unified interface for Linux that offers lots of extensions to customize your experience. Here's some advice from GNOME users on how to get the most from it.
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Gain new benefits by improving your old command-line tools with updated alternatives.
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Tell Bash what you want it to remember—or even rewrite history by deleting entries you don't want or need.
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Whether you want to ease your migration from Mac to Linux or just don't like the standard Linux package managers, give Homebrew a try.
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Replace your terminal's boring green-on-black color scheme.