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Operating Systems

About Linux

linux logoLinux is an open source operating system that is reliable, flexible, and has zero cost of entry.

Widely used Linux distributions, which contain the Linux kernel and supporting system software and libraries, are Debian, Fedora, Mandriva Linux, openSUSE, Arch Linux, Gentoo, Chrome OS, and Slackware.

Linux Workshop

   STEM Everyday Data Workshops: Intro to Linux Pt 1


   STEM Everyday Data Workshops: Intro to Linux Pt 2


  These videos are a two-part series workshop included in the FSU STEM Data Workshop Series hosted at Dirac Library. Visit FSU Libraries on YouTube for more video guides.


  • FSU Libraries' Resources
  • Listing of online and physical resources FSU Libraries provides access to.

  • Linux Command
  • The author of "The Linux Command Line," William Shotts, created this website as a means of getting started with Linux.


  • A community forum of those who use Linux suggesting resources and tutorials, and answering FAQs.

Other Resources

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