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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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Know how to terminate processes and reclaim system resources with the ps, kill, and killall commands.
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Take our 7th annual poll to let us know your preference in Linux distribution.
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ScreenFetch and Neofetch make it easy to share your Linux environment with others.
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Take our poll or tell us about your favorite terminal trick. Is it a nifty productivity shortcut or a fun Easter egg?
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Learn how to use goto to alias and navigate to directories with autocomplete in Linux.
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Create great flyers, newsletters, brochures, and more with open source software.
Inter-process Communication in Linux

This free eBook gives seasoned and occasional coders insight into the core concepts and mechanisms of inter-process communication (IPC) in Linux.
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Keep track of disk utilization with this handy list of commands.