Command Line – Aria2 Aria2 – Making your downloads sing your tune

Apr 30, 2013

Downloading files is central to modern computing. Whether you use your browser's function or rely on more specialized tools, you won't find a more versatile utility than Aria2.

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Real-World Raspberry Pi Exploring the Raspberry Pi through real-world projects

Apr 19, 2013

The single-circuit-board Raspberry Pi computer, only as big as a credit card, makes it easy to gain experience with embedded Linux systems. We'll show you some hands-on examples of how to use the Raspberry Pi in an everyday environment.

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Command Line – Probing /proc Understanding the transitory /proc filesystem

Mar 15, 2013

The mysterious /proc virtual filesystem is a rich mine of information about everything in your system.

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Command Line – Bastille Linux Learning the basics of architectural security

Feb 22, 2013

Security applications like antivirus protectors respond to events, rather than preventing them from happening, but the best security in Linux is architectural – that is, in its configuration.

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Command Line – CUPS An introduction to printing

Jan 23, 2013

Using the Common Unix Printing System, you can configure and manage your printer from the command line.

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Command Line: Vim Search Commands Search and search-and-replace in Vim

Dec 19, 2012

We show you how to build on the basic functionality of Vim by introducing some useful search commands.

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Charly's Column: Di The sys admin’s daily grind – Di

Dec 19, 2012

The more frequently a command is used, the fewer letters it should have, so the use of twokey commands like ls, mv, and df is second nature. We look at a previously little-known representative of this club, di.

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OpenSSL with Bash Using the OpenSSL toolkit with Bash

Dec 04, 2012

Cryptography is an important part of IT security, and OpenSSL is a well-known cryptography toolkit for Linux. Experts depend on OpenSSL because it is free, it has huge capabilities, and it’s easy to use in Bash scripts.

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