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.

Stabilizing the world of hot and fast containers

The future of containers standards
Containers are moving targets in multiple ways, which is a natural consequence of being young and popular.Read more

Almost open: BIOS and firmware update tips for Linux users

Penguins on beach
One Linux user shares his journey in keeping modern firmwares current.Read more

3 command-line music players for Linux

3 command-line music players for Linux
Do you want to know how to play music straight from your Linux terminal? Here’s a look at three command-line music players.Read more

4 alternatives to Ghost for disk cloning

Disk imaging
Disk imaging and cloning doesn't require an expensive tool, or proprietary one. Here are four options to consider for your disk imaging needs.Read more

Professional media production with Linux and free, open source software

Learn about project management tools the Dototot team considers fundamental to professional media production, and find out what's in their FOSS...Read more

Automating pre-press layouts with Linux commands

Automating pre-press layouts with Linux commands
Armed with a few simple open source commands, you can drastically reduce the effort involved in prepping your work for print.Read more

A brief introduction to Linux containers and image signing

a container ship
A brief introduction to how Linux containers are designed and image signing.Read more

Making the switch to open source as a non-programmer

Making the switch to open source as a non-programmer
Eight years after my first big step into open source, I am glad I chose this path.Read more