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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.

How I got started with Linux

From physics student to the founder of FreeDOS, Jim Hall tells us how it all started with a hobby...
Testing Linux hardware compatibility with USB sticks

Want to select hardware that works with your favorite Linux distribution? Try it out first with USB...
3 Linux questions from the community

Hear three fun Linux questions from the community from The Queue by Jeremy Garcia.
Linux on your Chromebook with GalliumOS

Learn how you could use GalliumOS to "penguinize" a Chromebook.
Using vi-mode at the command line

Get an introduction to using vi-mode for line editing at the command line.
An introduction to GRUB2 configuration in Linux

When researching my article from last month, An introduction to the Linux boot and startup process...
8 reasons to use LXDE

Learn reasons to consider using the lightweight LXDE desktop environment as your Linux desktop.
GNU Screen or tmux?

If you've spent a fair amount of time working on the command line, chances are you've tried out a terminal multiplexer. These helpful tools let users...