Bash offers any number of simplifications, especially when it comes to pesky individual steps in installation routines for larger software packages. Some caution is advisable, though, if you need to handle database and application passwords, which can easily be compromised.
Linus Torvalds’s Git more or less conquered the version management scene overnight. For collaboration in a team, you can easily set up your own Git server to store your repositories. We describe two approaches in this article.
ownCloud's new commercial venture lets you manage risk and data exposure in a bring-your-own-device age.
Steer around errors and save yourself some typing by adding autocompletion to your Bash scripts.
A complete introduction to the shell for novices and masters alike.
Debugging the kernel of a running operating system has always been tricky, but now the Qemu emulator supports cross-platform kernel and module debugging at the programming language level.
TestDisk and its cousin PhotoRec will help you recover the data you thought you’d lost.
Like it or not, DevOps is here to stay, and the demands of cloud and distributed computing are bringing a host of new tools to help coders and admins manage these ever-changing systems.
In the beginning was the double pound sign and the exclamation mark – or at least shell scripts always start this way. The inventor, Dennis Ritchie, really didn’t know how much pain this was going to cause users.
The Anonymous Hacktivist group has been in many headlines this past year. Who are they? What did they attack? How do they communicate?
Powerful man-in-the-middle attack is now targeting online shopping.
Another high-profile coder says the kernel team needs a kinder, gentler culture.
Bug database has a bug of its own that could allow an intruder to create an unauthorized account.
Report focuses federal resources on achieving universal Internet access.
Leading browser makers say “no” to porous encryption algorithm
Report from the X-Force group says attackers are using TOR to hide their crimes
Future Firefox extensions will be compatible with Chrome.
Better read this if you bought your computer before 2011
Users should upgrade to the new version as soon as possible
Xen project announces a privilege escalation problem for Qemu host systems