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May 9, 2019

xargs and find

Juliet Kemp explores the incredibly useful xargs command. It takes in input and executes your chosen command on it. Deceptively simple in concept; extremely powerful in execution. Here we'll look at xargs with find, and then at some other possibilities.

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Posted by Juliet Kemp at 11:36 PM | Comments (0)

May 9, 2019

Setting Up an RDP Server and Client in Linux

Linux offers multiple remote graphical desktop options for other Linux hosts, but what if you run a mixed Linux-Windows shop? Eric Geier shows how to run remote Windows desktops on Linux.

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Posted by Eric Geier at 11:29 PM | Comments (0)

May 9, 2019

Apache, Nginx, Lighttpd

Apache isn't the only Web server in town, though it is by far the most popular. Eric Geier rounds up a batch of excellent Open Source Web servers for all occasions, from fully-featured to stripped-down yet capable of handling large loads.

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Posted by Eric Geier at 11:26 PM | Comments (0)

May 9, 2019


Linux and open source rule the wireless hotspot world, and Eric Geier has rounded up five excellent, feature-packed open source wireless hotspots for us.

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Posted by Eric Geier at 11:21 PM | Comments (0)

May 9, 2019

A Feast of Linux-Based Routers

Eric Geier rounds up eight Linux router projects with a little something for everyone, from Internet gateways for home users to enterprise Cisco replacements.

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Posted by Eric Geier at 11:13 PM | Comments (0)

May 9, 2019

First Steps: Snipping and Stripping

It isn't very difficult to crimp your own CAT5 cabling. You can repair and re-use old cable, cut cable to exact lengths, and save money. Aaron Weiss shows how, with lots of good pictures.

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Posted by Aaron Weiss at 11:07 PM | Comments (0)

May 9, 2019

Linux and BSD Power

When the simple file and printer sharing features offered by Windows, Unix/Linux, and Mac aren't enough, you should consider using a network-attached storage (NAS) server.

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Posted by Eric Geier at 11:05 PM | Comments (0)

May 9, 2019

Making the Most of Commit Hooks with Subversion

If you're already using Subversion for version control, extend it with commit hooks to make it a more integrated part of your development workflow.

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Posted by Chris Smart at 11:02 PM | Comments (0)

May 9, 2019

The Basics, Photos

There is more to graphics and photo editing in Linux than the wonderful Gimp. Paul Ferrill rounds up a raft of excellent Linux image editors and paint programs for all ability levels.

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Posted by Paul Ferrill at 10:57 PM | Comments (0)

May 9, 2019

Quick and Dirty MySQL Performance Troubleshooting

What are the first things you should look at after learning of a sudden change in MySQL server performance?

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Posted by Ken Hess at 10:55 PM | Comments (0)