Linux

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.

What is your favorite Linux distribution?

Linux penguins
Of all the many questions you might ask an open source enthusiast, none may evoke quite the passionate response as asking which distribution they...Read more

3 to-do list managers for the Linux command line

3 todo list managers for the Linux command line
With the many software choices that are available, there's no reason why you can't effectively manage your tasks from the Linux command line.Read more

How to use Pulse to manage sound on Linux

How to use Pulse to manage sound on Linux
Learn how audio on Linux works and why you should consider Pulse to manage it.Read more

Troubleshooting tips for the 5 most common Linux issues

Troubleshooting tips for the 5 most common Linux issues
Learn how to tackle the most common challenges Linux desktop users encounter.Read more

50 ways to avoid getting hacked in 2017

secure your systems
Paul Simon rounded up 50 ways to lose a lover, and we round up 50 ways to secure your systems.Read more

A Linux networking guide to CIDR notation and configuration

A Linux networking guide to CIDR notation and configuration
A must-know for those working with Linux networking, CIDR defines a notation methodology for network addressing that is used to specify the network...Read more

Top 7 Linux games of 2016

Top Linux Games of 2016
What were the hot Linux games of the year? We pick a few favorites.Read more

How Linux got to be Linux: Test driving 1993-2003 distros

How Linux got to be Linux: Test driving 1993-2003 distros
We test drive Slackware 1.01, Debian 0.91, Jurix, SUSE 5.1, Red Hat 6.0, Mandrake 8.0, and Fedora 1 to see how they compare to the more modern Linux...Read more