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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.

Open source skills

Go beyond one-line awk scripts with mail merge and word counting.
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Peek behind the curtains to understand the backend of Linux container technology.
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Think you know everything about sudo? Think again.
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If you're a heavy Linux user, you'll probably recognize these common tendencies.
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Everyone should be empowered to use whatever software they wish, regardless of platform.
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Whether you are a beginner yourself or teaching someone else about Linux, take our poll to let us know what your preferred distribution is.
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Trace the thin layer between user processes and the Linux kernel with strace.