This year raised concerns about the continued popularity of open source software, and what the future might look like in open source. Readers also enjoyed several comprehensive guides on various aspects of Linux.
Find out more by reading ITPro Today’s 10 most-read articles about compute engines and Linux in 2023.
Linux has many terminal commands that allow users to interact with the system at a basic level. Read this comprehensive overview of Linux’s essential terminal commands for everyday use.
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While open source software is at the peak of its popularity, several threats could tip the balance against it. Contributor Christopher Tozzi discusses the threats, from paywalls to generative AI.
In this video tutorial, Tozzi explains how to use AppImage to run a Linux application across all Linux distributions.
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This how-to guide explores how users can use Linux commands and utilities for checking disk space and usage.
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Contributor Grant Knoetze offers a comprehensive guide on how to set up well-orchestrated Linux environments, introducing and examining fundamental concepts and principles of user management in Linux.
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Learn about the Open Enterprise Linux Association, set up in 2023 as an alliance between CIQ, Oracle, and SUSE, in response to the changing accessibility of Red Hat’s Enterprise Linux source code.
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This explainer provides an overview on the hierarchy of Linux operating systems, including the importance of directories within the root directory.
Looking to stay safer online? This guide explains how to set up a secure VPN connection on Linux operating systems.
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In this technical explainer, tech expert Brien Posey explains Microsoft’s Active Directory for identity management, authentication, and access control.
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Grant Knoetze details Linux’s origins, benefits, and offers up beginner tips for using the operating system.
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