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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.

Gaming with penguin pawns

One Linux sysadmin traces his journey from video-gaming car mechanic to a new career in IT.
Person typing on a 1980's computer

How my early interest in computers got me hooked on a career as a sysadmin and Linux fan.
Sky with clouds and grass

This is the story of how I learned Linux before the age of WiFi, when distributions came in the form of a CD.
The back of a kid head

This Linux story begins with a kid reading about Linux in issues of PC Magazine from his childhood home in Costa Rica. Today, he's a passionate member of the global Linux community.
Penguins

Celebrating Penguin Awareness Day with stories about the moment we learned about Linux.
Open here.

A technology evangelist shares his open source journey.
"what is your story" on chalkboard

Five, short personal stories about first introductions to the world of open source software.
penguin on ice, blue background

The Linux kernel turns another year older on August 25.