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.

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

The revenge of Linux

The revenge of Linux
In the beginning of Linux they laughed at it and didn't think it could do anything. Now Linux is everywhere!Read more

5 great linux.conf.au talks (that aren't about Linux)

5 great linux.conf.au talks (that aren't about Linux)
Watch 5 great linux.conf.au talks from the past few years that aren't focused on Linux.Read more

How to upgrade your Fedora Linux system with DNF

How to upgrade your Fedora Linux system with DNF
Learn how to use the new dnf system-upgrade capabilities in Fedora to make your Linux upgrade process smooth and easy.Read more

I've been Linuxing since before you were born

I've been Linuxing since before you were born
Carla Schroder shares tales from when using Linux was a long hike uphill both ways in the snow. Barefoot.Read more

How I use Linux for theoretical physics

How I use Linux for theoretical physics
While writing his master's thesis, Jonas gained access to a workstation running Scientific Linux, and a cluster system with a few hundred cores.Read more

Hands-on with the Linux-ready Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition

Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition
The new Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition is a good looking and well built machine that runs Ubuntu and Fedora virtually perfectly.Read more

8 open source point of sale systems

Open source point of sale systems
Retail businesses, restaurants, and other users of point of sale systems have quite a few open source tools to choose from.Read more