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.

One man's trash is another man's Linux computer

Hear how Drew Kwashnak took the deep dive into Linux and never looked back, rescuing older computers and rehabilitating them with Linux.Read more

Hacking your Linux computer for a better listening experience

Audiophile Chris Hermansen explains the benefits of a two-sound-card setup for Linux music listening.Read more

An open source emulator for OS X, Vulkan updates, and more open gaming news

Open source and Linux games roundup
In this week's edition, we take a look at updates on Vulkan, an open source emulator for Mac OS X, SparkyLinux GameOver Linux distro, and more!Read more

Open source means choice

Eric Braswell says the end of his Linux story is actually a beginning.Read more

A fresh start thanks to LinuxCon

LinuxCon Europe diversity scholarship recipient Carla Berjano shares her Linux story.Read more

Dear parents: Let your kids use open source software

Jim Salter addresses concerns about FOSS in an open letter to parents.Read more

On a mission to make Linux as accessible as possible

Kendell Clark shares how he fell in love with Linux and why he is on a mission to make it as accessible as possible.Read more

Give back and support open source

My open source story
David Both's love of learning and fixing things led him to Linux and open source software.Read more