Shuttleworth Calls for Declarative Firmware

Mar 18, 2014

Ubuntu founder denounces insecurity in proprietary, close-source software blobs.

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Data Rescue Lifebuoy

Feb 24, 2014

Armed only with standard Linux tools, users can recover files, resurrect partitions, and rescue damaged media.

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Android Admin Tools Linux Remote Administration on Android and iOS

Jan 14, 2014

Smartphones and tablets have lost their gadget status and become part of the system administrator’s tool kit. We look at the most important apps for admins.

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Fixing Disks with Parted Magic Disk Aid

Dec 03, 2013

It’s really annoying when a disk suddenly dies on you or a typo in a command deletes important data. The free Parted Magic Live distro offers help.

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The One-Watt Server Home Router as a Mini-Server

Aug 22, 2013

Many devices now run Linux – but mostly as closed source firmware that you cannot access. We show how to use OpenWrt to free the TL-MR3020 router from its proprietary firmware and convert it into an all-around server for your home network.

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Reimagining the Virtual Desktop Final Term

Jul 30, 2013

A new Linux terminal emulator tries to bring the command line into the 21st century and bridge the gap to the graphical user interface.

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Getting System Info with I-Nex Inventory

Jul 16, 2013

Thanks to I-Nex, users can see an overview of all their important hardware inventory information, such as graphics cards, processors, and hard drives.

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Consolidating Logs with Logstash Collect and Analyze System Data from a Single Interface

Jun 18, 2013

When something goes wrong on a system, the logfile is the first place to look for troubleshooting clues. Logstash, a log server with built-in analysis tools, consolidates logs from many servers and even makes the data searchable.

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