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 strace to track system calls in Linux

Strace for Linux
To learn more about strace, we got in touch with Alex Juarez, who will be giving a talk at SCaLE 14x : Your system calls and you: A brief exploration...Read more

A new career in IT leads to Linux

BJ Maynard shares how he found a career in IT and learned to love Linux.Read more

Configuring Linux for music recording and production

open source music
Aaron Wolf shares his practical tips for getting your Linux-based computer ready to handle professional-quality music recording, editing, and...Read more

Which Linux distribution do you use?

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Your Linux distribution of choice says a lot about you. Of course, one of the many great things about Linux is the diversity of options you have to...Read more

How to set up a Linux-based music server at home

Home Linux music server
Chris Hermansen explores some popular options for creating your own Linux-based music server, and looks at the hardware, software, and configuration...Read more

Hack on PlayStation 4, itch.io store app, and more open gaming news

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Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at a hack on PlayStation 4, the itch.io store app, another record for Steam, and more...Read more

Linux in cars, open source on routers, and more open source news

This week in open source
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Linux coming to more cars, open source firmware on Linksys routers, the...Read more

Getting started with webcams on Linux using QtCAM

How to use QtCAM
Learn how to get started with QtCAM, open source Linux webcam software.Read more