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 »
Command Line: ls Detailed directory lists with lsNov 01, 2005
The ls command lists files at the command line and gives you many useful details about file properties. With or without colors, this command keeps you on top of your files.more »
Command Line: sed The stream editor sedOct 01, 2005
Working with a text editor can be difficult if you need to handle frequently recurring tasks or multiple files. sed can save a lot of typing.more »
deskTOPia: Zufall and genbg Random backgrounds for the desktopOct 01, 2005
A new background image is the quickest way to liven up your desktop. Tools such as Zufall and genbg help you change your wallpaper auto matically.more »
Command Line: cal and date Calendar in the command lineSep 01, 2005
The legacy cal and date tools help users keep track of the time and date. You can even change the system time with a single shell command.more »
Command Line: User Accounts Command line user managementAug 01, 2005
Linux is a multiuser system: many users can work at the same machine at the same time on separate accounts. In this month’s column, we take a close look at how to create and manage Linux user accounts from the command line.more »
Command Line: Music Tools Music tools for the command lineJul 01, 2005
You don’t always need a GUI-based tool to play MP3 and Ogg Vorbis tracks. In this month’s column, we look at tools for rocking from the shell.more »
Kernel king admits his tone has alienated volunteers, but says the demands of the process require directness.
New flaw in an old encryption scheme leaves the experts scrambling to disable SSL 3
Lennart Poettering wants to change the way Linux developers talk to each other.
Enterprise giant frees itself from ink and home PCs (and visa versa).
Mozilla’s product think tank sinks silently into history.
TODO group will focus on open source tools in large-scale environments.
New tool will look like GParted but support a wider range of storage technologies.
New public key pinning feature will help prevent man-in-the-middle attacks.
Carnegie Mellon researchers say 3 million pages could fall down the phishing hole in the next year.
The US government rolls new best-practice rules for protecting SSH.