Irssi Text-based chat with IrssiFeb 28, 2006
The Irssi console chat utility is powerful yet frugal with resources. And Irssi’s scripting features make it a giant among chat tools.more »
Bash Tuning Script tuning in BashFeb 28, 2006
In the old days, shells were capable of little more than calling external programs and executing basic, internal commands. With all the bells and whistles in the latest versions of Bash, however, you hardly need the support of external tools.more »
Scripting Secrets Intro New tools and techniques for scripting in LinuxFeb 28, 2006
Even the experts know there is always more to learn about scripting. In this month's cover story, we'll show you the Google Maps API, a networking framework for Python, and some other fine tools.more »
Command Line: Ispell and Aspell The Ispell and Aspell command line spellcheckersJan 31, 2006
Nobody is safe from typos and jumbled up words. Spellcheckers like Ispell and Aspell keep the letters in the right places.more »
Fortune Fortune cookies for LinuxJan 31, 2006
Fortune brings you a saying or a joke when you launch a terminal
session. Or you can attach a fortune to your email signature to
brighten up your messges.more »
Command Line: Wget FTP Downloads and website mirroring with WgetDec 31, 2005
Wget downloads files and even whole websites from the command line.more »
Command Line: gzip, bzip2, tar gzip, bzip2 and tarNov 30, 2005
A short command is all it takes to pack your data or extract it from an archive.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.