Ken Dorval

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Top 30 SSH shenanigans

Secure Shell (SSH) is a cryptographic network protocol for operating network services securely over an unsecured network. The best known example …

Neofetch – Shows Linux System Information with Distribution Logo

Neoftech is a cross-platform and easy-to-use system information command line script that collects your Linux system information and display it on the …

How to Use Rsync to Sync New or Changed/Modified Files in Linux

As a system administrator or Linux power user, you may have probably come across or even on several occasions, used the versatile Linux Rsync tool, …

Grow Crystals That Glow with Magnetic Induction

It’s relatively cheap, quick, and easy to make LEDs glow wirelessly. The problem is usually making the machine look nice and durable for usable applications. This project utilizes a basic wireless electricity circuit and DIY crystal-growing techniques to come up with ambient lighting that can be …

Webmin 1.801 Released – A Web Based System Administration Control Panel for Linux

Webmin is an open source web based system configuration application for Linux system administration. With the help of this tool we can manage …

'Well, you gotta have a home': Inside the private lives of van dwellers

Maurice Bilovus, 67, has been living in a vehicle every summer for the past six years. During the winter, he escapes to Mexico where he says the …

RVs

VDI comes to the Raspberry Pi

Citrix HDX and ThinLinx deliver super-cheap endpoints and flawless 1080p videoThe Raspberry Pi is now a threat to thin clients.

26 Facts That Sound Like BS, But Are Actually True.

<i>This article is based on the subreddit: "What fact or statistic seems like obvious exaggeration, but isn't?". If you're interested in reading more,</i> …

"Knitted" Glass Is Both Cozy—And Delicate

Carol Milne's unique technique makes sculptures that look like glass knits.<p>We’ve seen embroidery and napalm, now we see knitted glass. Carol Milne's logic-defying sculpture look like expert yarn creations. Milne invented the process of knitting glass, which incorporates the techniques of lost-wax …

How To Install Microsoft Visual Studio Code on Linux

Visual Studio code (VScode) is the cross-platform Chromium-based code editor is being open sourced today by Microsoft. How do I install Microsoft …

Architects Reimagine Power Line Towers As Human Sculptures

Architects Jin Choi and Thomas Shine reimagined power line towers as giant human sculptures! Here’s a a couple renderings of what they came up with. …

How To Eliminate 90% Of Your Regret And Anxiety By Thinking Like A Roman Emperor

Do you know what Steve Jobs, John D. Rockefeller, Amelia Earhart, and Ulysses S. Grant have in common?<p>They each possessed the talent of turning …

Docker on FreeBSD

Docker can be installed on FreeBSD starting from version 11. Docker needs the following pre-requisites to be installed on a FreeBSD 11 machine. …

Linux

Getting Started With Docker - Intro to Containers World (Part -1)

Today, we are starting a complete tutorial series on Docker and this is the first post describing about the core concepts behind Docker. As you go …

Human Interface Guidelines (HIG) for the Unix shell

Klaatu tells us about his upcoming All Things Open talk, HIG and how it affects the user interface of the Linux shell, and, of course, his name.

5 command line tools you should be using

I do firmly believe every developer who’s worth their salt should have at least some notion of how to work with the command line, if only because …

How Linux was born, as told by Linus Torvalds himself

Linux is 24 years old today. In 1996, he told me how it all started.<p>One of the most famous messages in all computing was posted exactly 24 years ago …

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

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How To Find My Public IP Address From Command Line On a Linux

How do I find out my public IP address on the Linux and OS X Unix command line to use with my own bash shell script without using third party web …

UNIX Vs Linux: How Do They Measure Up?

<b>Linux and UNIX are very similar to each other, but they have some common differences – discover what they are in this blog to find out which one is</b> …

An Introduction to Linux Containers

Linux container technology is the latest computing trend sweeping the computing world. A lot of financial and technical investors, Linux software …

The Best 2 Player Board Games

Quick games, competitive, and co-operative.<p><i>IGN is now covering board games new and old every week! If you enjoy these articles, let us know! Note</i> …

How To : Set up a FTPS (FTP over SSL) Server on Linux

FTP is a standardized network protocol and probably the quickest as well as easiest option available when a large chunk of data is to be transferred, …

How to Remember Anything, According to Research

The best way to pick a password or hiding spot you’ll remember is to choose one quickly because you want something that will return to mind …