Bash Tuning Script tuning in BashMar 01, 2006
In the old days, shells were capable of little more than calling external programs and executing basic, internal commands. With all the bells and whistles in the latest versions of Bash, however, you hardly need the support of external tools.more »
Scripting Secrets Intro New tools and techniques for scripting in LinuxMar 01, 2006
Even the experts know there is always more to learn about scripting. In this month's cover story, we'll show you the Google Maps API, a networking framework for Python, and some other fine tools.more »
Command Line: Ispell and Aspell The Ispell and Aspell command line spellcheckersFeb 01, 2006
Nobody is safe from typos and jumbled up words. Spellcheckers like Ispell and Aspell keep the letters in the right places.more »
Fortune Fortune cookies for LinuxFeb 01, 2006
Fortune brings you a saying or a joke when you launch a terminal
session. Or you can attach a fortune to your email signature to
brighten up your messges.more »
Command Line: Wget FTP Downloads and website mirroring with WgetJan 01, 2006
Wget downloads files and even whole websites from the command line.more »
Command Line: gzip, bzip2, tar gzip, bzip2 and tarDec 01, 2005
A short command is all it takes to pack your data or extract it from an archive.more »
Hardware Detection Bash-based hardware detection for PCI and USBNov 01, 2005
If you need fast answers for what's inside, you can use a Bash script to obtain an inventory of hardware on your Linux system.more »
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.
Donors will get to vote on new features for the free video editor.
Debian project puts init out to pasture and says no to Ubuntu's Upstart.
Ultra-sophisticated attack tool might have originated from a state-sponsored intelligence service.
New alternative for init comes with a small footprint and minimal configuration.
X marks the target for the next-generation windowing system.
Super-clone CentOS Linux gets beamed up to the mother ship.
HTML technology will enable new video editing and playback options.
New Linux distro is optimzed for gaming.