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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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WINE is an open source project that helps many Windows applications run on Linux as if they were native programs.
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Chromebooks are amazing tools, but by unlocking the Linux inside them, you can make them even more impressive.
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Whether its movies or music, Linux has you covered with some great media players.
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Package managers track all components of the software you install, making updates, reinstalls, and troubleshooting much easier.
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Remmina's minimal UI makes it easy to remotely access Linux PCs and Windows 10.
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WoeUSB makes Windows boot disks from Linux and help your friends unlock their out-of-commission machines.
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Operating system installations may seem mysterious, but they are actually pretty straight forward. Here are the steps for a successful Linux installation.
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If you're curious about Linux, the open source community makes sure it's easy to try.