Month: September 2012

Ten things I wish I knew earlier about the Linux command line

From http://tuts.pinehead.tv/ We all learn new things over time as we use applications with a vast amount of possibilities. Of course, some of those things would have been so useful if we had known them earlier. Here are 10 command line tricks that I wish I had learned much sooner. Note: these tricks apply to…


tarbackup

From tarbackup In a nutshell, the tarbackup service is more or less a free private SFTP server for people to put their encrypted backups on. If you have a crash or fire, you can download your backup, decrypt it, and restore it….


Verify SSL Certificates

SSL certificate check install Verify your SSL certificate installation with the help of the following diagnostic tools: digicert.com sslshopper.com certlogik.com ssllabs.com rapidssl.com    SSL Error Codes Explanations:  mozilla.org


Pass

From zx2c4.com Introducing pass Password management should be simple and follow Unix philosophy. With pass, each password lives inside of a gpg encrypted file whose filename is the title of the website or resource that requires the password. These encrypted files may be organized into meaningful folder hierarchies, copied from computer to computer, and, in general, manipulated using standard command…


mrsync (multicast remote sync)

From sourceforge.net mrsync a tool to transfer files from a master to many remote machines in LAN using Unix socket’s multicast. It dynamically adjusts its speed of transfering to ease on the network and to leave no one behind. 4 hours for 140GB to 100 targets in 1Gbit LAN Download Here


Automatically Detect File Changes on Your Server

From bashshell.net AIDE (Advanced Intrusion Detection Environment) is the Open Source version of Tripwire. AIDE takes a snapshot of every file on your server, records it and then will notify you of any changes. This tutorial will show you how to create a script that will automate this process and send you an email of…


Xiki

From xiki.org Xiki merges both the shell and GUI concepts. Commands in Xiki can have nested menus that are just text indented by 2 spaces. Use the mouse or keyboard, whichever you prefer to run those commands. Xiki does what shell consoles do, but lets you edit everything at any time. It is extremely easy…


Bash Redirections Cheat Sheet

From catonmat.net “Hey guys! A few weeks ago I wrote an article called All About Bash Redirections. It explains all the possible bash redirections with illustrations. I thought it would be a great idea to make a cheat sheet that summarizes all these redirections. So I did. Here is the bash redirections cheat sheet:  …


GNU Coreutils Cheat Sheet

From catonmat.net This cheat sheet is really useful if you’re learning Linux and want to have a quick overview of all the available commands! Peteris Krumins added this cheatsheet awhile back and is sharing for all to enjoy. Other cheat sheets that he’s created include awk, sed, perl, screen, bash, and many others. Nice… From…