Command Line: Access Control chmod, chgrp, and chownJul 07, 2008
A sophisticated system of users and permissions precisely controls who has access to what on Linux. At the command line, you can define ownership with the chmod, chgrp, and chown tools.more »
Command Line: Mailx Mail at the command lineMay 31, 2008
The simple mailx command-line mail client handles mail either interactively or via command-line options. Although it lacks the convenience of a GUI-based tool, mailx compares well in scripting.more »
Charly's Column The sys admin's daily grind: NloadApr 30, 2008
Network monitors are a dime a dozen, but Nload, which separates incoming and outgoing traffic and draws graphs on the console without X, is unique.more »
Command Line: SSH SSH, SCP, and SFTPApr 30, 2008
SSH offers a secure approach to working on remote machines and encrypted data transfer. We'll show you other benefits of the secure shell.more »
Linux consultant Matthias Kettner has just released Version 1.0 of his Waitmax Software. It gives programs a specified time to complete after terminating them.more »
Moving from version 7.7 to 8.1 gives users of the hard disk tool new options and new information displays.more »
ImageMagick Image processing on the consoleJan 28, 2008
GIMP isn’t the only option for photo manipulation. ImageMagick, a collection of command-line programs for image processing, can help you process multiple images in one go.more »
Version 1.3 of dwdiff, a free front-end for the Unix diff program has just been released and is now licensed under the GPLv3.more »
Both projects help organizations build their own containerized systems.
Mark Shuttleworth has resumed the position of CEO of Canonical.
Microsoft's open source code hosting platform CodePlex will come to an end after a more than 10-year stint.
Comes with Gnome 3.24
The bug was introduced back in 2009 and has been lurking around all this time.
The new release deprecates the sshd_config UsePrivilegeSeparation option.
Lives on as a community project
Five new systems join Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition that come with Ubuntu pre-installed.
The Skype Linux client now has almost the same capabilities that it enjoys on other platforms.
At CeBIT 2017, OpenStack Day will offer a wide range of lectures and discussions.