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.

Driving cars into the future with Linux

Driving cars into the future with Linux
A look at how Linux and open source software are changing in-vehicle infotainment through GENIVI and the Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) workgroup.Read more

Aspiring sys admin works his way up in Linux

Aspiring sys admin works his way up in Linux
After years in sales and account management, Rene Raggl is working toward a job as a Linux system administrator.Read more

Finding the signal in the noise of Linux system monitoring

LinuxFest Northwest interview with Ilan Rabinovitch
Longtime Linux user Ilan Rabinovitch talks system monitoring and shares his preferred tool.Read more

Clicks, pops, and troubleshooting recordings on Linux

Clicks, pops, and troubleshooting recordings on Linux
Chris tries "cleaning up" analog output from his CuBox-DragonFly combo to remove an annoying clicking sound, but still falls short of a fix. He walks...Read more

After a nasty computer virus, sys admin looks to Linux

A costly computer virus led Soumya Sarkar to start using Linux in 2004. He hasn't looked back since.Read more

Growing a career alongside Linux

Linux veteran Michael Perry shares how he's seen the operating system grow since he first encountered it 18 years ago.Read more

Top 5 open source command shells for Linux

Top 5 open source command shells for Linux
Learn about the various open source alternatives to using the standard bash shell in Linux, including ksh, tcsh, zsh, and fish.Read more

Linux gives me all the tools I need

For Sean Ballais, the person who helped him discover Linux was his father. It was love at first sight.Read more