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Ubuntu

Unison - file synchronization tool

Post date: May 11, 2008, 14:05 Category: Software Views: 4164 Comments
Tutorial quote: Unison is a file-synchronization tool for Unix and Windows. It allows two replicas of a collection of files and directories to be stored on different hosts (or different disks on the same host), modified separately, and then brought up to date by propagating the changes in each replica to the other.

SuSe

aMSN - opensource MSN messenger client for openSUSE

Post date: September 16, 2008, 22:09 Category: Desktop Views: 5440 Comments
Tutorial quote: aMSN is a free open source MSN Messenger clone for Windows,Linux,Unix & Mac with features like offline messaging, voice clips, picture display, custom emoticons, webcam support, full speed file transfer, chat logs etc
Linux

Taking backup using tar command in linux and unix

Post date: April 18, 2006, 15:04 Category: Installing Views: 2206 Comments
Tutorial quote: The tar backup program is an archiving program designed to store and extract files from an archive file known as a tarfile. A tarfile may be made on a tape drive; however, it is also common to write a tarfile to a normal file.
FreeBSD

Using FreeBSD's ACLs

Post date: September 29, 2005, 17:09 Category: Security Views: 3442 Comments
Tutorial quote: Five years ago (gee, has it really been that long?), I wrote a series of articles on understanding Unix permissions. Since then, FreeBSD has implemented something known as ACLs (Access Control Lists).

ACLs came to BSD as part of the TrustedBSD project. As the name suggests, they give a user finer access control over permissions.
OpenSUSE

Youtube-dl - Download videos from Youtube in openSUSE

Post date: August 13, 2008, 21:08 Category: Desktop Views: 3714 Comments
Tutorial quote: youtube-dl is a small free opensource command-line program to download videos from YouTube.com. youtube-dl is a platform independent tool that works on UNIX, Linux, Mac OSX and Windows. The latest version of Youtube-dl is 2008.08.09 and requires the Python interpreter, version 2.4 or later.
OpenSUSE

Tomboy - Desktop Note Taking in openSUSE Linux

Post date: August 31, 2008, 18:08 Category: Desktop Views: 3218 Comments
Tutorial quote: Tomboy is a desktop note-taking application for Linux and Unix. Simple and easy to use, but with potential to help you organize the ideas and information you deal with every day. Tomboy is written in C# and utilizes the Mono runtime and Gtk#. Automatic spell-checking is provided by GtkSpell.
FreeBSD

FreeBSD Networking Basics

Post date: April 13, 2005, 00:04 Category: Network Views: 3554 Comments
Tutorial quote: Beginners to Unix-like operating systems such as FreeBSD are often stymied by their network settings. Sure, the install process may have set up your NIC for you, but where do you go to view these settings, and how do you proceed if your NIC stops working? Since networking is such an integral part of computing, this article will demonstrate how to verify, configure, and optimize your network settings.
Ubuntu

How to Integrate windows Active Directory and Samba in Ubuntu

Post date: November 11, 2008, 19:11 Category: System Views: 5408 Comments
Tutorial quote: Samba is an Open Source/Free Software suite that provides seamless file and print services to SMB/CIFS clients.” Samba is freely available, unlike other SMB/CIFS implementations, and allows for interoperability between Linux/Unix servers and Windows-based clients.
Linux

Lynis - Security and system auditing tool

Post date: March 4, 2008, 22:03 Category: Security Views: 3672 Comments
Tutorial quote: Lynis is an auditing tool which tests and gathers information from Unix based systems. The audience for this tool are security and system auditors, network specialists and system maintainers.
Unix+clones

Teach Yourself Perl 5 in 21 days

Post date: November 24, 2005, 20:11 Category: Programming Views: 4290 Comments
Tutorial quote: No previous programming experience is required for you to learn everything you need to know about programming with Perl from this book. In particular, no knowledge of the C programming language is required. If you are familiar with other programming languages, learning Perl will be a snap. The only assumption this book does make is that you are familiar with the basics of using the UNIX operating system.
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