My Linux Story column

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.

How I got started with Linux

How I got started with Linux
From physics student to the founder of FreeDOS, Jim Hall tells us how it all started with a hobby Linux install in 1993.Read more

A musician's transition from distro to distro

A musician's transition from distro to distro
A musician's tells the story of his transition from distro to distro.Read more

Linux is a new frontier for young developer

Linux is a new frontier for young developer
A young developers journey to open source and creating a Linux distro, Sol-OS.Read more

Dear younger self, here are four tips for reaching your goals

 Dear younger self, here are four tips for reaching your goals
These four pieces of advice for programmers stand the test of time.Read more

Linux helped me grow as a musician

Linux helped me grow as a musician
How I started using Linux for everything, especially making music.Read more

Making the switch to open source as a non-programmer

Making the switch to open source as a non-programmer
Eight years after my first big step into open source, I am glad I chose this path.Read more

The revenge of Linux

The revenge of Linux
In the beginning of Linux they laughed at it and didn't think it could do anything. Now Linux is everywhere!Read more

I've been Linuxing since before you were born

I've been Linuxing since before you were born
Carla Schroder shares tales from when using Linux was a long hike uphill both ways in the snow. Barefoot.Read more