Article: My Linux story: Covering open source in Spanish

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My Linux story: Covering open source in Spanish

From time to time, when I’m looking for some help on how to do something on my GNU/Linux desktop or server, I’ll come across an article or conversation in a language other than English. If that language happens to be French or Spanish, that’s fine for me. If it’s in Portuguese or Italian, I can stumble through it. And, for other languages, occasionally, I’ll give one of those online AI translators a go in the hopes of gleaning something useful.

But for folks who are comfortable only in English, I suspect that many potentially useful (and sometimes very entertaining) sources are unknown and ignored. And what are the options for people who aren’t comfortable in English, when so much that is written about open source (and many other topics) is in English?

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Article: Open source software

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Open source software

WHEN SOMEONE BUYS a new smartphone, often they’re preoccupied with the camera specs or the size of the screen or its storage capabilities. It’s easy to overlook one of the most foundational aspects of these sleek consumer gadgets: their operating systems.

The world’s most popular mobile operating system is Google’s Android. It powers more than 86 percent of smartphones in the world. What’s even more remarkable is that Android is based on the open source Linux operating system.

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