Command Line: dd and mkisofs Creating ISO images with dd and mkisofsJul 31, 2006
Whether you are creating backups, rescuing data, or burning bootable CDs, dd and mkisofs help you handle the job in style.more »
Command Line: mount & fstab Media access with mount and fstabJun 30, 2006
This month we look at tools for mounting and unmounting storage media.more »
Shredder_9_Chess_Too..> Synchronizing files with RsyncMay 31, 2006
Rsync lets you synchronize your data – on either a local or remote computer. You can even use Rsync with SSH to encrypt your data.more »
Command Line: Processes Monitoring and terminating processes at the command lineApr 30, 2006
Innumerable processes may be running on your Linux system. We’ll show you how to halt, continue, or kill tasks, and we’ll examine how to send the remnants of crashed programs to the happy hunting grounds.more »
Command Line: at and cron Cron, atMar 31, 2006
The cron and at utilities help automate processes on a Linux system. You can set up automatic backups or even wake up in the morning with a track from your MP3 collection.more »
Command Line: File Viewers Viewing files with cat, more, less, head, and tailFeb 28, 2006
Practical tools such as cat, less, and head are convenient for viewing text.more »
Desktopia: Wmii A look at the Wmii Window ManagerFeb 28, 2006
If you’d rather rule the desktop from your keyboard, try the powerful Wmii window manager.more »
KTools: Klik Software distribution with KlikFeb 28, 2006
Klik brings convenient two-click installation to the KDE desktop.more »
Mozilla’s script blocker add-on could be putting malware sites on the whitelist.
The Internet community officially banishes the notoriously unsafe Secure Sockets Layer protocol.
Popular desktop environment continues the Gnome 2 legacy – with new support for the Gnome 3 toolkit.
The Obama White House has issued a memorandum telling all US government agencies they must use HTTPS for all websites and web communication.
New program will dial up security for the Firefox browser.
Red Hat's community distro embraces the cloud.
New partnership will bring more and better CS training to US schools
Criminals offer online help over Tor network
Sophisticated malware is still present on Joomla and WordPress sites around the world.
Future versions of Ubuntu's code service will support the popular Git version control system used with Linux and other open source projects.