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.

Why I built my own homebrew Linux router

Why I built my own homebrew Linux router
Jim Salter says building your own router with Linux has a few key advantages for the security-conscious user.Read more

Emacspeak, an audible interface for Linux

Emacspeak, an audible interface for Linux
Seth Kenlon gives a step-by-step guide to installing and configuring audible interface Emacspeak.Read more

Driving cars into the future with Linux

Driving cars into the future with Linux
A look at how Linux and open source software are changing in-vehicle infotainment through GENIVI and the Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) workgroup.Read more

Aspiring sys admin works his way up in Linux

Aspiring sys admin works his way up in Linux
After years in sales and account management, Rene Raggl is working toward a job as a Linux system administrator.Read more

Finding the signal in the noise of Linux system monitoring

LinuxFest Northwest interview with Ilan Rabinovitch
Longtime Linux user Ilan Rabinovitch talks system monitoring and shares his preferred tool.Read more

Clicks, pops, and troubleshooting recordings on Linux

Clicks, pops, and troubleshooting recordings on Linux
Chris tries "cleaning up" analog output from his CuBox-DragonFly combo to remove an annoying clicking sound, but still falls short of a fix. He walks...Read more

After a nasty computer virus, sys admin looks to Linux

A costly computer virus led Soumya Sarkar to start using Linux in 2004. He hasn't looked back since.Read more

Kicking the tires on Korora, a novice-friendly Linux distro

Kicking the tires on Korora, a novice-friendly Linux distro
Do you want a new-user-friendly Linux distro that works out of the box? We show you how to get started with Korora.Read more