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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.

How Linux and makerspaces can strengthen our social fabric

Learn how this makerspace is helping the community.
A user's guide to links in the Linux filesystem

Learn how to use links, which make tasks easier by providing access to files from multiple...
Using Kdump for examining Linux Kernel crashes

We dive into the basics of kdump usage and look at the internals of kdump/kexec kernel...
How to set your $PATH variable in Linux

Telling your Linux shell where to look for executable files is easy, and something everyone should...
An introduction to parameter expansion in Bash

Get started with this quick how-to guide on expansion modifiers that transform Bash variables and...
An introduction to timekeeping in Linux VMs

Now's a good time for an introduction to timekeeping in Linux VMs.
3 off-the-shelf Linux computers compared

Check out these feature-packed Linux computers from OEMs ZaReason, System76, and Dell.
11 reasons to use the GNOME desktop environment

The GNOME 3 desktop was designed with the goals of being simple, easy to access, and reliable...