What is Free and Open Source Software (FOSS)

Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) is software that is Free and Open Source! I know what you are thinking. I thought it about myself, so it’s OK. Rather than get down in the weeds about public domain software, free software, open source software, and the different licenses, not to mention proprietary software, I will … Read more

So What Exactly is Linux?

In this post, I will offer a short answer with links for more reading if you are inclined to want to know more. Looking through the lens of this website, Linux, as a word, refers to a family of operating systems using the Linux kernel at its core. The flavor of Linux one chooses is … Read more

Welcome to NewToLinux

I started this site since I am New To Linux and determined to figure out how to transition to Linux as my main computer OS. This site will document my journey through posts and pages with links to sites I found valuable, some curated content, and some original content to fill in the gaps to clear up … Read more