SSH Tool Secure connections with SSHFeb 08, 2010
Whether you need an encrypted tunnel between multiple PCs or graphical applications over a LAN, the all-purpose SSH tool leaves little to be desired.more »
Configuring Filesystems Configuring filesystems with mkfs, df, du, and fsckDec 10, 2009
Although most Linux distributions today have simple-to-use graphical interfaces for setting up and managing filesystems, knowing how to perform those tasks from the command line is a valuable skill. We’ll show you how to configure and manage filesystems with mkfs, df, du, and fsck.more »
Text Manipulation Tools Text processing and filteringDec 10, 2009
Enjoy a crash course on some of the text-processing and -filtering capabilities found in Linux.more »
Command Line: Yum Yummy, yummy, yummyDec 01, 2009
The RPM package manager Yum has its own advantages over other tools.more »
Charly's Column The sys admin's daily grind: ArchivemailNov 24, 2009
Charly loves to be organized, but he also likes to have access to mail that reached him when the dinosaurs were still roaming the earth.more »
BlazeBlogger is a command line tool that allows creating blogs and websites without server-side software. It is now available in version 0.9.0.more »
Command Line: System Info Finding system information from the command lineAug 01, 2009
The command line provides a plethora of information that you cannot obtain from the desktop.more »
Command Line: Terminal Magic Performance that the GUI can't touchJun 01, 2009
Far from an anachronism, the command line lives on as an indispensable part of the modern free desktop. Viva the command line!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.
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