Command Line: More Secure Passwords Improving account passwordsJul 24, 2012
Even with encrypted drives, account passwords remain one of the prime security methods for any Linux system. With a little knowledge of the available commands and their options, you can make your account passwords more secure.more »
Command Line: Wodim Burning with wodimJun 21, 2012
Wodim works behind the scenes in popular CD/ DVD-burning software, but it’s even more powerful at the command line.more »
Fabric Python Library Stitching together a crazy sys admin world with PythonJun 21, 2012
The Fabric Python library makes it extremely easy to create repeatable scripts of commands over SSH to any number of servers.more »
Command Line: Vim Outliner Vim Outliner orders your thoughtsMay 29, 2012
If you need to outline an essay, make a list, or write something highly structured like a CSS file for a website, then look no further than the command line, especially if you’re already comfortable with the Vim text editor.more »
PHP-CLI PHP for the command lineMay 29, 2012
PHP is not just for websites. Command-line PHP scripting has been around for more than 10 years, which makes the language and its comprehensive libraries eminently suitable for the toolbox of any administrator who manages web servers.more »
You may have already tried PGP/GPG public key encryption for documents or mail, but do you know what’s going on under the hood and what level of security you’re actually getting? We take an in-depth look at GnuPG encryption.more »
Steer around errors and save yourself some typing by adding autocompletion to your Bash scripts.more »
A complete introduction to the shell for novices and masters alike.more »
Vendor D-Wave scores big with a sale to NASA's Quantum Intelligence Lab.
Many package updates and Steam integration highlight the latest from the Mandriva-based community Linux.
Richard Stallman calls for the W3C to remain independent of vendor interests.
The new release supports nine architectures, 73 human languages, and zero non-Free components.
Fedora developers release the first alpha version of Fedora 19, known as Schrödinger’s Cat, for general testing. The final release is expected in July 2013.
ack is a grep-like, command-line tool that has been optimized for programmers to search large trees of source code.
New features in SUSE Studio 1.3 include enhanced cloud integration, VM platform support, and lifecycle management.
The Linux Foundation recently announced that the Xen Project is becoming a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.
Open source version of LiveCode is now available for developing apps, games, and utilities for all major platforms.
OpenDaylight is an open source software-defined networking project committed to furthering adoption of SDN and accelerating innovation in a vendor-neutral and open environment.