Bean Counter

Nethogs monitors network bandwidth per process

Mar 05, 2015

Nethogs knows which programs and users are monopolizing the system's network connection.

Setting the Records Straight

Lock down your logfiles with logrotate

Jan 28, 2015

The simple act of logging can create management and storage nightmares. Logrotate brings creative solutions to your logging needs.

Tuned Up

Getting the best performance from solid state drives on Linux

Jan 28, 2015

Nothing accelerates a PC like transitioning to an SSD, but some special configuration might be in order if you want to get the most from your drive.

Calligra Suite

Calligra Redefines the Office Suite

Feb 10, 2015

Calligra Suite goes beyond the standard four or five office suite programs by offering a range of applications for desktop and mobile computers.


Restoring optical media with Dvdisaster

Dec 16, 2014

Even optical storage media are subject to wear. Dvdisaster helps you prevent data loss due to defective CDs, DVDs, or Blu-ray discs with a manageable amount of effort.


Of lakes and sparks – How Hadoop 2 got it right

Jan 28, 2015

Hadoop version 2 has transitioned from an application to a Big Data platform. Reports of its demise are premature at best.

Bumpy Start

Exploring Red Hat Satellite Server 6

Dec 16, 2014

Red Hat's Satellite system management solution provides an amazing range of capabilities, but it isn't quite ready for orbit.

Beyond the Silver Screen

Netflix on Linux without Silverlight

Nov 25, 2014

The online video store Netflix delivers video on demand to many countries. Although the service offers Linux-friendly HTML5 streams, you have to coax Netflix into actually serving them up.

Pi-Top Prepares to Revolutionize Open Hardware

Do-It-Yourself Laptop Kit

Jan 13, 2015

Riding the popularity of the Raspberry Pi, a new company is producing a modular laptop kit to house small-board computers.

Mixed Doubles

Create Linux Bash and Windows batch scripts simultaneously with Batsh

Dec 16, 2014

Batsh kills two birds with one stone: Programs written in this language can be compiled both as Linux Bash scripts and Windows batch files.

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