What the jot command can do for you

What the jot command can do for you

The jot command is very handy for generating lists of numbers or characters in almost any way you might imagine

06/12/17

Dealing with NIST's about-face on password complexity

Dealing with NIST's about-face on password complexity

NIST's new guidelines for password complexity have reversed many of rules on what defines a good password

06/05/17

Eight steps to the GDPR countdown

Eight steps to the GDPR countdown

With only one year until this business-changing regulation goes into effect, it's time for companies to start planning their approach. Let's run through eight steps you can take to be ready.

05/25/17

The complexity of password complexity

The complexity of password complexity

Password complexity settings on Linux systems is a lot more interesting -- and complex -- than it might appear.

05/25/17

Who you gonna call?: Getting ready for the next cyber disaster

Who you gonna call?: Getting ready for the next cyber disaster

Today's cyber and terrorist threats are getting worse and more frequent, but you can limit the damage and lessen the likelihood of a successful attack. What are those who deal these issues everyday trying to tell us and how can we put...

05/19/17

Who's hogging the network? Bandwidth usage on a Linux system

Who's hogging the network? Bandwidth usage on a Linux system

How to get a clear view of network bandwidth usage on a Linux system.

05/15/17

Health tips for Unix systems

Health tips for Unix systems

Things to watch and tools to use to make sure your Unix/Linux systems maintain their health and vigor

05/10/17

Book Review: Practical Packet Analysis: Using Wireshark to Solve Real-World Network Problems

Book Review: Practical Packet Analysis: Using Wireshark to Solve Real-World Network Problems

The 3rd edition of this book will have you confidently using Wireshark to solve the kind of problems you're likely to run into. You'll be capturing and analyzing packets, understanding network protocols, and gaining important insights...

04/27/17

The beauty of links on Unix servers

The beauty of links on Unix servers

Symbolic and hard links can save both time and disk space. In this post, you will see how they are different and how they are created and used.

04/26/17

Nine ways to compare files on Unix

Nine ways to compare files on Unix

There are lots of ways to compare files on Unix systems and some of the choices are going to be just right for you

04/17/17

The secrets of password aging on Unix systems

The secrets of password aging on Unix systems

It's not quite as hard as it sometimes seems

04/11/17

Humble Bundle lassos Python

Humble Bundle lassos Python

Humble Bundle and No Starch Press have pulled together to offer a really sweet deal on digital books on Python.

04/06/17

How to learn Unix/Linux

How to learn Unix/Linux

Some tips for how to get started and how to stay on track for learning how to be a command line pro.

03/29/17

Lesser known but still handy Linux commands

Lesser known but still handy Linux commands

Some of the less obvious Linux commands might still come in very handy from time to time

03/27/17

Unix tip: Using bash on Windows

Unix tip: Using bash on Windows

The relatively new bash on Ubuntu on Windows brings some new possibilities to Windows users

03/16/17

Highlights from Mobile World Congress 2017

Highlights from Mobile World Congress 2017

A look at some of the exciting emerging technologies on display at last week's Mobile World Congress

03/09/17

UNIX: Computers and art meet face-to-face

UNIX: Computers and art meet face-to-face

What do art and Unix have in common?

03/07/17

There's more than one way to kill a Unix process

There's more than one way to kill a Unix process

There are even more ways to kill a process on a Unix/Linux system than there are ways to skin a cat.

02/28/17

Sniffing out Unix processes using pgrep

Sniffing out Unix processes using pgrep

Easy ways to pull together important and interesting stats on your running processes -- using the pgrep command

02/27/17

The many faces of grep

The many faces of grep

The everlastingly useful grep command can change its character in very interesting ways with the flip of a switch

02/21/17

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