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My Linux Story is a community column with tales about how people got started on their Linux journeys. Do you have a story to share? Submit your proposal.

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The Linux kernel turns another year older on August 25.
My first sysadmin mistake

How to focus on finding a solution amid the panic.
old microphones

You don't need a hefty budget for Linux to get on the air—and when you're ready to scale, so is...
How a university network assistant used Linux in the 90s

How a part-time job as a university network assistant helped this student discover the versatility...
Submitting my first patch to the Linux kernel

Here's how I went from Linux newbie to community contributor... Hint: study the code and start out...
Penguin driving a car

A young developer transforms from a nervous-but-curious Linux observer into a full-timer.
Why I fell in love with Antergos Linux

The path to the perfect operating system can be long and circuitous. Here's how I found my way to...
old computer

A tale about the decision to adopt Linux when the older Windows machines started falling behind.