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.

3 todo list managers for the Linux command line

With the many software choices that are available, there's no reason why you can't effectively...
How to use Pulse to manage sound on Linux

Learn how audio on Linux works and why you should consider Pulse to manage it.
Troubleshooting tips for the 5 most common Linux issues

Learn how to tackle the most common challenges Linux desktop users encounter.
secure your systems

Paul Simon rounded up 50 ways to lose a lover, and we round up 50 ways to secure your systems.
A Linux networking guide to CIDR notation and configuration

A must-know for those working with Linux networking, CIDR defines a notation methodology for...
Top Linux Games of 2016

What were the hot Linux games of the year? We pick a few favorites.
How Linux got to be Linux: Test driving 1993-2003 distros

We test drive Slackware 1.01, Debian 0.91, Jurix, SUSE 5.1, Red Hat 6.0, Mandrake 8.0, and Fedora 1...
Using the command-line calendar and date functions in Linux

Linux has powerful commands built into your terminal to help you work with dates and times. Learn...