Month: May 2010

Linux Fundamentals

From funtoo.org Welcome to “Linux fundamentals,” the first of four tutorials designed to prepare you for the Linux Professional Institute’s 101 exam. In this tutorial, we’ll introduce you to bash (the standard Linux shell), show you how to take full advantage of standard Linux commands like ls, cp, and mv, explain inodes and hard and…


Sed by Example

From funtoo.org In the UNIX world, we have a lot of options when it comes to editing files. Think of it — vi, emacs, and jed come to mind, as well as many others. We all have our favorite editor (along with our favorite keybindings) that we have come to know and love. With our…


Awk by Example

From funtoo.org In this series of articles, I’m going to turn you into a proficient awk coder. I’ll admit, awk doesn’t have a very pretty or particularly “hip” name, and the GNU version of awk, called gawk, sounds downright weird. Those unfamiliar with the language may hear “awk” and think of a mess of code…


Bash By Example

From funtoo.org Fundamental programming in the Bourne again shell (bash). Bash by Example Part 1 Bash by Example Part 2 Bash by Example Part 3


Menu driven SSH

From http://blog.amit-agarwal.co.in I have quite a lot of servers where I need to ssh at workplace and I generally don’t remember all of them, so I wrote a simple yet useful script. In all the servers I have already copied my key so I dont need a password to login. Without much ado, here is…


CDNs+Alternative DNS=Higher Latency?

From Slashdot.org “Alternative DNS services, such as OpenDNS and Google Public DNS, are used to bypass the sluggishness often associated with local ISP DNS servers. However, as more websites, particularly smaller ones, use content distribution networks via embedded ads, widgets, and other assets, the effectiveness of non-ISP DNS servers may be undermined. Why? Because CDNs…


How Linux works: The Ultimate Guide

From tuxradar.com Ever wanted to learn how the internals of your Linux desktop work? Yes, we’ve already published detailed “how it works” articles about things like sound, the kernel, LVM, PAM and filesystems, but in this article we’re going to take a wider view and explain how everything in a modern Linux distro works, start…


A Herd of Print Linux Magazines

From Linuxtoday.com Print isn’t dead, it’s just changing despite the best efforts of the titans of industry to resist and foil all change. Here is a roundup of excellent Linux print publications, and for no extra charge a bold prediction of the future of print. The glossy print magazine is alive and well, and this…


HT Password manger

From linuxpoison.blogspot.com HT Password manger manages apache’s htpasswd files. Manage multiple password files with separate per-file administrator. Administrators can add/delete/search and reset password for all users & users can change their own passwords. Features: * Manages multiple htpasswd files * Administrators can be specified for each file. * Identifies the role of logged in user…


Ubuntu Server Guide

For those of you running Ubuntu as a headless server, here is a quick reference guide to help you out! Welcome to the Ubuntu Server Guide! It contains information on how to install and configure various server applications on your Ubuntu system to fit your needs. It is a step-by-step, task-oriented guide for configuring and…