Command Line: dd and mkisofs Creating ISO images with dd and mkisofsAug 01, 2006
Whether you are creating backups, rescuing data, or burning bootable CDs, dd and mkisofs help you handle the job in style.more »
Command Line: mount & fstab Media access with mount and fstabJul 01, 2006
This month we look at tools for mounting and unmounting storage media.more »
Shredder_9_Chess_Too..> Synchronizing files with RsyncJun 01, 2006
Rsync lets you synchronize your data – on either a local or remote computer. You can even use Rsync with SSH to encrypt your data.more »
Command Line: Processes Monitoring and terminating processes at the command lineMay 01, 2006
Innumerable processes may be running on your Linux system. We’ll show you how to halt, continue, or kill tasks, and we’ll examine how to send the remnants of crashed programs to the happy hunting grounds.more »
Command Line: at and cron Cron, atApr 01, 2006
The cron and at utilities help automate processes on a Linux system. You can set up automatic backups or even wake up in the morning with a track from your MP3 collection.more »
Command Line: File Viewers Viewing files with cat, more, less, head, and tailMar 01, 2006
Practical tools such as cat, less, and head are convenient for viewing text.more »
Desktopia: Wmii A look at the Wmii Window ManagerMar 01, 2006
If you’d rather rule the desktop from your keyboard, try the powerful Wmii window manager.more »
KTools: Klik Software distribution with KlikMar 01, 2006
Klik brings convenient two-click installation to the KDE desktop.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.