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 alternatives to Nero for Linux CD and DVD burning

3 alternatives to Nero for Linux CD and DVD burning
Do you still use CDs, DVDs, or other physical media? Are you looking for an application to help you create new discs? These open source tools can...Read more

An introduction to Linux network routing

An introduction to Linux network routing
In this article, David Both provides a very brief introduction to routing for Linux computers in simple environments.Read more

Car manufacturers cooperate to build the car of the future

Car manufacturers cooperate to build the car of the future
Automotive Grade Linux is about collaborating to build the car of the future, and doing that through rapid innovation.Read more

25 things to love about Linux

25 things to love about Linux
Our readers respond to the question: "What do you love about Linux?"Read more

The Queue: How did you discover Linux?

The Queue: How did you discover Linux?
Welcome to The Queue, a new Q&A column I'll be writing for Opensource.com. Although typically I will be answering questions from readers,...Read more

How long have you been using Linux?

How long have you been using Linux?
The Linux community is made up people who have been users for days, months, years, and even decades. How long have you been a Linux user? As we...Read more

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