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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.

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.
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.