PHP-CLI PHP for the command line

May 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.

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Protect your Documents with GPG GPG

Apr 09, 2012

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.

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Bash Tips: Autocompletion

Feb 28, 2012

Steer around errors and save yourself some typing by adding autocompletion to your Bash scripts.

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Book Review: The Linux Command Line

Feb 24, 2012

A complete introduction to the shell for novices and masters alike.

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Rescuing Lost Files with TestDisk and PhotoRec Saved!

Feb 12, 2012

TestDisk and its cousin PhotoRec will help you recover the data you thought you’d lost.

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GNOME 3.0 Hits Desktops Today

Apr 06, 2011

"In the face of constant change, both in software technology itself and in people's attitudes toward it, long-term software projects need to reinvent themselves in order to stay relevant. I'm encouraged to see the GNOME community taking up this challenge, responding to the evolving needs of users and questioning the status quo," says Matt Zimmerman, Canonical CTO.

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Charly's Column: Terminator The sys admin’s daily grind: Terminator

Mar 28, 2011

Friends are all about friendship – names and appearances typically don’t play any role at all. Sys admin Charly’s friend the Terminator is a convincing example.

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Command Line: SANE Control your scanner with SANE

Mar 01, 2011

Running your scanner from the command line offers greater control of tasks. We show you how to get started.

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