Linux



Shells are powerful and highly versatile tools for Unix and Linux. There are numerous shells with different abilities out there, and they...

Unix/Linux Shells 101


Mosh, or Mobile Shell, allows users to connect to remote systems and stay connected, even when the network goes down or you switch networks.

Mosh: Secure Shell Without the Pain


Open source strives to contribute to the development community with its history of cooperation, participation, sharing and free...

Open Source and the Spirit of Unrestrained Participation


Learn about the Linux operating system and its value in a small - or medium-sized business's network architecture.

Linux: Bastion of Freedom


It seems that Linux will never become a mainstream OS for desktops, but it is highly popular with developers and is the basis for the...

Why Linux has Failed on the Desktop


This software can boost the performance of any website and serve up to a million pages with only a small virtual private server.

Varnish: Prepare to Be Slashdotted!


Learning about a new operating system can be daunting for beginners, but getting started with Linux can be amazingly easy.

A Beginner's Guide to Getting Started in Linux


The ability to choose from a range of different Linux and Unix user interfaces is both a blessing and a curse. Here we'll cut through the...

A Guide to Window Managers and Desktops for Unix and Linux


Let's face it - no matter how dedicated you are to Linux/Unix, the majority of computers out there use Windows, and like it or not, you'll...

Windows Survival Guide for Linux/Unix Users


Open source is a great option for developers who don't want to deal with a lot of legal restrictions and copyrights. But free access comes...

Open-Source Licensing - What You Need to Know


If you use Unix or Linux, you're probably already using X, but do you know how to take advantage of some of its more powerful features?...

X Window System 101


Docker is a tool for Linux developers that lets them package applications into containers, allowing them to easily move their applications...

Docker - How Containers Can Simplify Your Linux Development


Development is driven by demand, and due to the popularity of Unix and Linux among developers, Windows 10 is now offering Ubuntu command...

Ubuntu on Windows: What's the Big Deal?


BackTrack Linux can reveal some very serious shortcomings within a given network. It can also reveal some viable methods to fix them.