Command Line: CD Images mkisofs, mount, md5sumJun 01, 2005
Before you burn a data CD in Linux, you need an ISO image – mkisofs
helps you create an Iso image. To save disks, you might like to check
the image before you burn it with md5sum.more »
Command Line: Browsers Command-line browsers Lynx, Links, and w3mMay 01, 2005
If you’re working at the command line and you need to reach the
Internet, or if you just want to convert an HTML file into neatly formatted
ASCII text, try a text-based web browser.more »
Command Line: tr & dos2unix Using tr and dos2unixApr 01, 2005
The tr tool is a real wizard. This simple command lets you replace strings in text files. Whether you are replacing letters or just removing whitespace, you will be amazed at tr‘s versatility.more »
Command Line: sort Organizing Lists with the sort CommandMar 01, 2005
sort helps you organize file lists and program
output. And if you like, you can even use this small
but powerful tool to merge and sort multiple files.more »
Command Line Creating Manpages with groffFeb 01, 2005
Do have difficulty remembering
command syntax? It often pays to
check the manpage. In this issue of
Command Line,we look at how to
create your own manpages,and
how to convert manpages to other
Command Line Converting Audio FormatsJan 01, 2005
The command line swings. In this
issue of “Command Line”we investigate
how you can grab tracks from
audio CDs and convert sound files to
other formats. No matter whether
you choose wav,MP3 or Ogg Vorbis,
you can rely on the shell to convert
your files.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.