If you are using “ping” and “traceroute” command to diagnose your network, a better way is to use MTR which provides the best of both Worlds.
Articles by David Delony
For those who miss those classic games such as The Secret of Monkey Island, you can now relive the glory and play classic adventure games on Linux with ScummVM
One of the great things about Linux is that you can run it on older hardware. Although there are plenty of games available that use 3D graphics, if you’re on an older or low-powered computer, you can still play some great Linux games if you’re willing to forgo some graphical flair.
Even though there’s a wealth of online information about Linux available on the Internet, one of the best ways to learn is still a good old-fashioned book. Well, not completely old-fashioned. Many of these Linux books are available in electronic formats. The following is a list of five Linux books that every enthusiast should read.
Regular expressions can be very useful for searching text, but It can be tricky and difficult to master as well. Here is a small regex cheat sheet for people who simply need a little refresher from time to time.
You might have seen our article on Haiku, an open source implementation of BeOS. It’s not the only open source re-implementation of a classic computer OS. Icaros is a reimplementation of the classic Amiga OS for PCs. It’s based on AROS (the Amiga Research Operating System), but is available in a ready-to-run live version.
Linux is seldom known as the platform for word processing, but do you know that it can handle text much better than other systems? Let check it out.
Finding a recurring pattern in a piece of text can be like finding a needle in the proverbial haystack. Fortunately, there’s a way to pick out precise patterns in text right down to the character. It’s called regular expressions. Learn how to make use of Regular Expressions and become a master of searching through text.
Linux is popular with programmers, and for good reason. If you’ve always wanted to learn programming, whether to develop software professionally or just for fun, there’s no better platform to cut your teeth on.
If you have used the Linux command line before, you’ve no doubt used “grep” to search for strings of text. There’s a better way to do so, and it’s called Ack.