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.

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...
Command-line web browsers

Web browsers that run in a terminal window are alive and kicking. They're niche, but still get the...
9 Lessons from 25 Years of Linux Kernel development

It may be many years before we fully understand the keys to the Linux kernel's success, but there...
Best Couple of 2016: Display Manager and Window Manager

Our pick for Best Couple this year are actually a pair of program types—not specific commands or...
Why the operating system matters even more in 2017

Operating systems don't quite date back to the beginning of computing, but expect them to be around...
LinuxQuestions.org celebrates sweet 16

The founder of LinuxQuestions.org looks back on the site's humble beginnings and the years in...
Managing devices in Linux

Explore how the /dev directory gives you direct access to your devices in Linux, and how this...
25 years of Linux in 5 minutes

Jeremy Garcia of LinuxQuestions.org and Bad Voltage (a podcast) delivers 25 years of Linux in five...