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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.

Old UNIX computer

Install OpenBSD and the Xfce desktop to give a new spin to an old machine—for free.
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These handy modules save time and hassle by automating many of your daily tasks, and they're easy to implement with a few commands.
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Mirror, sync, upload, and publish Debian software packages with the pulp_deb plugin.
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Dive into the differences between these two operating systems that share much of the same heritage and many of the same goals.
Filing cabinet for organization

Get started backing up your data with Rdiffweb, an interface for the newly updated rdiff-backup.
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Use a yum repo to take advantage of the latest ZFS features on Fedora.
Multiple USB plugs in different colors

Fedora Media Writer is a hassle-free way to create a live USB to give Linux a try.
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Get started using an open source SQL database on your Linux system.