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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.

Penguin swimming under water

In the beginning of Linux they laughed at it and didn't think it could do anything. Now Linux is...
Penguins gathered together in the Artic

Carla Schroder shares tales from when using Linux was a long hike uphill both ways in the snow...
Penguins gathered together in the Artic

While writing his master's thesis, Jonas gained access to a workstation running Scientific Linux,...
Work and play text

After years in sales and account management, Rene Raggl is working toward a job as a Linux system...
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A costly computer virus led Soumya Sarkar to start using Linux in 2004. He hasn't looked back since.
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Linux veteran Michael Perry shares how he's seen the operating system grow since he first...
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For Sean Ballais, the person who helped him discover Linux was his father. It was love at first...
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When plans to move to Los Angeles with his band fell through, Linux and open source software helped...