Irssi Text-based chat with IrssiMar 01, 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 BashMar 01, 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 LinuxMar 01, 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 spellcheckersFeb 01, 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 LinuxFeb 01, 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 WgetJan 01, 2006
Wget downloads files and even whole websites from the command line.more »
Command Line: gzip, bzip2, tar gzip, bzip2 and tarDec 01, 2005
A short command is all it takes to pack your data or extract it from an archive.more »
Kernel king admits his tone has alienated volunteers, but says the demands of the process require directness.
New flaw in an old encryption scheme leaves the experts scrambling to disable SSL 3
Lennart Poettering wants to change the way Linux developers talk to each other.
Enterprise giant frees itself from ink and home PCs (and visa versa).
Mozilla’s product think tank sinks silently into history.
TODO group will focus on open source tools in large-scale environments.
New tool will look like GParted but support a wider range of storage technologies.
New public key pinning feature will help prevent man-in-the-middle attacks.
Carnegie Mellon researchers say 3 million pages could fall down the phishing hole in the next year.
The US government rolls new best-practice rules for protecting SSH.