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.

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

Linux monitoring tools to keep your hardware cool

David Both explains the importance of keeping hardware cool and shares some Linux tools that can help.Read more

My mom requests a Linux computer

Self-described Linux geek David Both shares how he got his mother up and running on Linux.Read more

An open source fan boy shares his story

My open source story
Kevin Cole shares how and why he fell in love with open source software.Read more