Command Line: Wodim Burning with wodimJun 21, 2012
Wodim works behind the scenes in popular CD/ DVD-burning software, but it’s even more powerful at the command line.more »
Fabric Python Library Stitching together a crazy sys admin world with PythonJun 21, 2012
The Fabric Python library makes it extremely easy to create repeatable scripts of commands over SSH to any number of servers.more »
Command Line: Vim Outliner Vim Outliner orders your thoughtsMay 29, 2012
If you need to outline an essay, make a list, or write something highly structured like a CSS file for a website, then look no further than the command line, especially if you’re already comfortable with the Vim text editor.more »
PHP-CLI PHP for the command lineMay 29, 2012
PHP is not just for websites. Command-line PHP scripting has been around for more than 10 years, which makes the language and its comprehensive libraries eminently suitable for the toolbox of any administrator who manages web servers.more »
You may have already tried PGP/GPG public key encryption for documents or mail, but do you know what’s going on under the hood and what level of security you’re actually getting? We take an in-depth look at GnuPG encryption.more »
Steer around errors and save yourself some typing by adding autocompletion to your Bash scripts.more »
A complete introduction to the shell for novices and masters alike.more »
TestDisk and its cousin PhotoRec will help you recover the data you thought you’d lost.more »
New release comes with better semantic search and improvements to Kontact.
Annual code quality report shows FOSS is more secure at all project size levels.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced an even smaller version of the tiny computer that will fit into a DIMM slot.
A new class of problems lets a malicious app pre-configure an invisible privilege update.
New Hack language adds static typing and other conveniences.
New crypto policy system will offer easier configuration and more uniform security.
Ubuntu founder denounces insecurity in proprietary, close-source software blobs.
Vulnerability affects many Linux web servers
The Bavarian capital shuns Microsoft, Google, and other alternatives to implement an open source groupware solution.
Phone vendor partnerships bring Mark Shuttleworth's dream of Ubuntu on a phone a step closer to reality.