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2021 Is the Year of Linux on Desktop — Here's Why

This day in 1991 the first version of Linux kernel (0.01) was released on the Internet. To celebrate, we're taking a closer look at what Linux is, how to install it, how to use it to play PC games, and why it might just be the perfect alternative to Windows 11, if you're ready for a switch. Yes, 2021 really is the year of Linux.

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2021 Is the Year of Linux on Desktop — Here's Why

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    2021 Is the Year of Linux on the Desktop

    2021 Is the Year of Linux on the Desktop

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    PCMag - Sascha Segan

    No, really. Walk into any school now, and you'll see millions of Linux machines. They're called Chromebooks. For a free project launched 30 years ago today, it's an amazing feat.

    Everything You Need to Know About Linux

    What Is GNU/Linux?

    What Is GNU/Linux?

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    PCMag - Ben Moore

    Open-source GNU/Linux operating systems, for all their complications and confusing nomenclature, span a universe of alternatives to Windows and macOS worth exploring.

    How to Play PC Games on Linux

    How to Play PC Games on Linux

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    PCMag - Whitson Gordon

    If you’re fed up with Windows but don’t want to give up your PC games, don’t worry. These days, gaming on Linux is a lot easier than it used to be thanks to Steam Play and compatibility layers like Proton...

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