Configuring Filesystems Configuring filesystems with mkfs, df, du, and fsckDec 10, 2009
Although most Linux distributions today have simple-to-use graphical interfaces for setting up and managing filesystems, knowing how to perform those tasks from the command line is a valuable skill. We’ll show you how to configure and manage filesystems with mkfs, df, du, and fsck.more »
Text Manipulation Tools Text processing and filteringDec 10, 2009
Enjoy a crash course on some of the text-processing and -filtering capabilities found in Linux.more »
Command Line: Yum Yummy, yummy, yummyDec 01, 2009
The RPM package manager Yum has its own advantages over other tools.more »
Charly's Column The sys admin's daily grind: ArchivemailNov 24, 2009
Charly loves to be organized, but he also likes to have access to mail that reached him when the dinosaurs were still roaming the earth.more »
BlazeBlogger is a command line tool that allows creating blogs and websites without server-side software. It is now available in version 0.9.0.more »
Command Line: System Info Finding system information from the command lineAug 01, 2009
The command line provides a plethora of information that you cannot obtain from the desktop.more »
Command Line: Terminal Magic Performance that the GUI can't touchJun 01, 2009
Far from an anachronism, the command line lives on as an indispensable part of the modern free desktop. Viva the command line!more »
Workspace: Command-Line Tools Command-line productivity toolsApr 01, 2009
Read email, use your calendar, and check RSS feeds faster than you can say, "Ooooo, pretty."more »
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