Command Line: Access Control chmod, chgrp, and chownJul 07, 2008
A sophisticated system of users and permissions precisely controls who has access to what on Linux. At the command line, you can define ownership with the chmod, chgrp, and chown tools.more »
Command Line: Mailx Mail at the command lineMay 31, 2008
The simple mailx command-line mail client handles mail either interactively or via command-line options. Although it lacks the convenience of a GUI-based tool, mailx compares well in scripting.more »
Charly's Column The sys admin's daily grind: NloadApr 30, 2008
Network monitors are a dime a dozen, but Nload, which separates incoming and outgoing traffic and draws graphs on the console without X, is unique.more »
Command Line: SSH SSH, SCP, and SFTPApr 30, 2008
SSH offers a secure approach to working on remote machines and encrypted data transfer. We'll show you other benefits of the secure shell.more »
Linux consultant Matthias Kettner has just released Version 1.0 of his Waitmax Software. It gives programs a specified time to complete after terminating them.more »
Moving from version 7.7 to 8.1 gives users of the hard disk tool new options and new information displays.more »
ImageMagick Image processing on the consoleJan 28, 2008
GIMP isn’t the only option for photo manipulation. ImageMagick, a collection of command-line programs for image processing, can help you process multiple images in one go.more »
Version 1.3 of dwdiff, a free front-end for the Unix diff program has just been released and is now licensed under the GPLv3.more »
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