9 Best Articles on Linux
The most useful articles on linux from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.
Top 5 Linux Articles
At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on linux by Refind users in 2023 so far.
- Blockchains are the new Linux, not the new Internet
- Microsoft: we were wrong about open source
- After Years of Abusive E-mails, the Creator of Linux Steps Aside
- 2022-06-01 How fast are Linux pipes anyway?
- Why You Should Stop Installing Your WebDev Environment Locally
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Linus Torvalds: The mind behind Linux
Linus Torvalds transformed technology twice -- first with the Linux kernel, which helps power the Internet, and again with Git, the source code management system used by developers worldwide. In a rare interview with TED Curator Chris Anderson, Torvalds discusses with remarkable openness the personality traits that prompted his unique philosophy of work, engineering and life. "I am not a visionary, I'm an engineer," Torvalds says. "I'm perfectly happy with all the people who are walking around a
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Microsoft: we were wrong about open source
A lot has changed since Steve Ballmer branded Linux "a cancer" in 2001.
After Years of Abusive E-mails, the Creator of Linux Steps Aside
The celebrated coder Linus Torvalds, known for the operating system he created and his aggressive style of communication, says he is seeking help.
A new wave of Linux applications
With the start of the new year, we can see a new trend delineating Linux software. Phosh with its newbord libadwaita, KDE's Kirigami and Maui Shell show that – like it or not – the era of convergent…
Learn just enough Linux to get things done
Different operating systems have long catered to different audiences: Windows for the business professional, Mac for the creative professional and Linux for the software developer. For OS providers,…
Linux utils that you might not know
I’ve used Linux as my primary operating system for well over ten years, yet I still stumble upon things that are completely unknown to me. For example...
These are some of the most-read long-form articles on linux.
2022-06-01 How fast are Linux pipes anyway?
Pipes are ubiquitous in Unix --- but how fast can they go on Linux? In this post we'll iteratively improve a simple pipe-writing benchmark from 3.5GiB/s to 65GiB/s, guided by Linux `perf`.
Blockchains are the new Linux, not the new Internet
Cryptocurrencies are booming beyond belief. Bitcoin is up sevenfold, to $2,500, in the last year. Three weeks ago the redoubtable Vinay Gupta, who led..
Why You Should Stop Installing Your WebDev Environment Locally
Have you heard of Docker but thought that it’s only for system administrators and other Linux geeks? Or have you looked into it and felt a bit intimidated by the jargon? Or are you silently suffering with a messy development environment that seems to break all of the time in various mysterious ways? Then read on. By the end of this article, you should have a basic understanding of Docker and have it working on your computer! The first part of this article gives a bit of background to help you understand the concepts behind Docker through some metaphors. But if you just want to get started with the tutorial, skip to the “Time to Play!” section.
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Smashing Magazine 🇺🇦 🏳️🌈
An online magazine for designers and web developers. Questions? We've got your back: @SmashingSupport, @SmashingConf. Curated by Iris, Vitaly and the team.
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http://theverge.com covers life in the future.
Technology news and analysis with a focus on founders and startup teams. Got a tip? http://techcrunch.com/tips
The New Yorker
Unparalleled reporting and commentary on politics and culture, plus humor and cartoons, fiction and poetry. Get our Daily newsletter: http://nyer.cm/gtI6pVM
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