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Feb
13th

Shell Scripting and Security

Author: Dave Taylor | Files under syndicated


Basic ways you can use shell scripts to monitor password strength and secret accounts.

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Feb
12th

ZFS for Linux

Author: Charles Fisher | Files under syndicated

Presenting the Solaris ZFS filesystem, as implemented in Linux FUSE, native
kernel modules and the Antergos Linux installer.
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Feb
6th

Programming in Color with ncurses

Author: Jim Hall | Files under syndicated

Jim demonstrates color manipulation with
curses by adding colors to his terminal adventure
game.
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Jan
30th

Ansible: Making Things Happen

Author: Shawn Powers | Files under syndicated

Finally, an automation framework that thinks like a sysadmin. Ansible,
you’re hired.
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Jan
29th

Rapid, Secure Patching: Tools and Methods

Author: Charles Fisher | Files under syndicated


Generate enterprise-grade SSH keys and load them into an agent for control
of all kinds of Linux hosts. Script the agent with the Parallel Distributed
Shell (pdsh) to effect rapid changes over your server farm.

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Jan
26th

Creating an Adventure Game in the Terminal with ncurses

Author: Jim Hall | Files under syndicated


How to use curses functions to read the keyboard and manipulate the
screen.

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Jan
21st

Shell Scripting a Bunco Game

Author: Dave Taylor | Files under syndicated

Bunco—a dice game that makes
Yahtzee look complicated!

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Jan
18th

Getting Started with ncurses

Author: Jim Hall | Files under syndicated

How to use curses to draw to the terminal screen.

While graphical user interfaces are very cool, not every program needs to run with
a point-and-click interface. For example, the venerable vi editor ran in
plain-text terminals long before the first GUI.
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Jan
17th

Avoiding Server Disaster

Author: Reuven M. Lerner | Files under syndicated

Worried that your server will go down? You should be. Here are some
disaster-planning tips for server owners.
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Jan
15th

Creating an Internet Radio Station with Icecast and Liquidsoap

Author: Bill Dengler | Files under syndicated

Ever wanted to stream prerecorded music or a live event, such as a lecture or
concert for an internet audience? With Icecast and Liquidsoap, you can set up a
full-featured, flexible internet radio station using free software and open
standards.
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