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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.

The results differ wildly from year to year.
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There are two major trends in container builds: using a base image and building from scratch. Each has engineering tradeoffs.
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Michael Larabel, the founder of Phoronix, shares his insights on the evolution of Linux and open hardware.

A tried and tested podcast listener, shares his favorite Linux podcasts over the years, plus a couple of bonus picks.

The Linux cat and zcat commands are more useful than you may realize.

PDF-Shuffler and PDF Chain are great tools for modifying PDFs in Linux.

Complete our survey and voice your opinion on how much swap space to allocate.
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Share your favorite Linux backup solution in our new poll.