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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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Learn the difference between absolute and relative paths and how to use them, and save yourself a lot of time and potential trouble.
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If you're used to drag-and-drop environments, then file paths may be frustrating. Learn here how they work, and some basic tricks to make using them easier.

Knowing how to control users' access to files is a fundamental system administration skill.
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Learn how to reboot Linux through many different methods, from the GUI to deep within the command line.
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If you're not using Autotools yet, this tutorial will change the way you deliver your code.
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Linux's 'ls' command has a staggering number of options that can provide important information about your files.
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Refurbish an old machine with these step-by-step instructions.
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Tuxedo makes it easy to buy an out-of-the-box "penguin-ready" laptop.