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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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This article is part of a special series of 24 days of Linux desktops. If you're a minimalist who finds traditional desktops get in your way, try the Pekwm Linux desktop.
Penguins

This article is part of a special series of 24 days of Linux desktops. The Budgie Linux desktop is a great example of how diversity in open source creates more choice for each user.
Cinnamon

This article is part of a special series of 24 days of Linux desktops. Just like its namesake, the Cinnamon Linux desktop is warm and inviting and cozy.
A person programming

This article is part of a special series on Linux desktops. Get a much-loved Mac OS feature on Linux with the Pantheon desktop for Elementary OS.
Penguin with green background

This article is part of a special series of 24 days of Linux desktops. Take a step back in time with Window Maker, which implements the old Unix NeXTSTEP environment for today's users.
Light at the end of the tunnel

This article is part of a special series of 24 days of Linux desktops. Enlightenment offers a smooth, appealing, and modern Linux desktop experience, even on older hardware.
Guy on a laptop on a building

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.