Linux tutorial provides basic and advanced concepts of Linux. Our Linux tutorial is designed for beginners and professionals.
Linux is an open-source operating system. It is like Windows, Mac, Android, etc.
Unix is also an operating system like Linux. It is a commercial OS. It consists of three parts: Kernal, Shell and Programs. Most of the Unix and Linux commands are similar in nature.
Our Linux tutorial includes all topics of Linux OS such as Linux commands, Directories, Files, Man Pages, File Contents, File Permissions, shells, VI editor etc. There is also given Linux interview questions to help you better understand the Linux operating system.
What is Linux?
In the simple language Linux is an operating system (OS). We all are familiar with other operating systems like Microsoft windows, Apple Mac OS, iOS, Google android, etc, just like them Linux is also an operating system.
An operating system is software that enables communication between computer hardware and software. It conveys input to get processed by the processor and brings output to the hardware to display it. This is the basic function of an operating system. Although, it performs many other important tasks, let's not talk about that.
Linux has been around since the mid 90s. It can be used from wristwatches to supercomputers. It is everywhere in our phones, laptops, PCs, cars and even in refrigerators. It is very much famous among the developers and normal computer users.