The latest article on Linux, Unix, /etc/, Getting More From Your Shell, will show you how to start, well, getting more from your shell! If you're using KDE or GNOME exclusively, it will show you what you're missing.
Following on from the earlier articles "An Introduction to m4" and "Unix Web Hacks", the latest piece on Linux, Unix, /etc/ is Unix Weblog Hacks; or, how to write your own weblog software, in one baffling lesson.
Just a wee "tech tip" on Linux, Unix, /etc/ this time round. Opening a URL in Evolution Under KDE is just a little tip that someone else running Gnome applications under KDE may find useful.
The latest article at Linux, Unix, /etc/, An Introduction to TCP Wrappers, looks at how this package, designed to filter incoming connections to network services, can be used to enhance the security of a server.
The latest article on "Unix, Linux, /etc/", An Annotated Lynx Keymap, is a guide to the many and diverse, and sometimes quite obscure, functions available in lynx.
Taking care of web site updates by manually editing the HTML, then manually uploading the new files, is more work than I care to do. So, I have written some tools to do most of the job for me. The latest article on Linux, Unix, /etc/, Unix Web Hacks, details an approach to web publishing using Unix tools.
And still they come...
The latest article on Linux, Unix, /etc/ is an introduction to m4. Though it has been a standard part of Unix since V7, m4 remains one of the "unsung heroes". This article is the first of three aiming to show how useful m4 can be.
The flip-side of filtering spam is persuading mis-configured e-mail relays to accept mail from your innocent little sendmail daemon. The latest article on Linux, Unix, /etc/ shows how to beat the IP Address ban.
Well, I am a busy bee lately! Actually, the bones of this article were written a few years ago, but I thought it was worth resuscitating and adding to.
Google is a great search engine, using the whole Internet as one big database. But that database, like any database, is only as good as the data put into it. And there's the rub. The latest article on Linux, Unix, /etc/ investigates
Why I Like Lynx explains why I remain true to the old text-mode dinosaur.
Writing about BitTorrent the other day reminded me just how much I rely on lynx, the text-mode web browser. So I thought I'd write a few words explaining just what it is about that clunky old program that so appeals to me.
Announcing to the world (!) the re-launch of my site
Linux, Unix, /etc/ as an all-singing,
all-dancing weblog-type publication with weekly updates.
This week's article is all about running BitTorrent on your Linux
("The body of your blog is too short" -- oh, God! I hate nanny software.)