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Grep me out!

A Beginner’s Guide to Grep: Basics and Regular Expressions

Grep is one among the system administrator’s “Swiss Army knife” set of tools, and is extremely useful to search for strings and patterns in a group of files, or even sub-folders. This article…

Richard M. Stallman

An Interview with Richard Stallman on Freedom, Android, Amazon, Facebook, Steve Jobs…

Any government that tells people to teach proprietary software is essentially delivering the country into the hands of a company. Before you even speak a word before RMS (as Richard M Stallman is…

Mahshad Koohgoli, CEO, Protecode

Protecode: Software License Management is Like Any Other Quality Management Process

Someone rightly observed: “All code is guilty, until proven innocent.” Ask the members of any software development team, and they will agree that tracking open source software components that have gone into building…

In the lab...

Fedora Scientific: Open Source Scientific Computing

Fedora Scientific Spin is a Fedora Linux spin that aims to showcase the open source tools for scientific and numerical computing. It was first released officially with Fedora 16 in November 2011, and…

Let's play the disk

Virtualisation and Disk Management in OpenIndiana

In the previous part, we got acquainted with OpenIndiana — how to install the base system, find and deploy packages, and perform maintenance tasks with ZFS. This part is devoted to isolated and…

This is how we get in...

Modify-function-return-value hack! — Part 2

In my previous article on this topic, we discussed some guidelines on how to write a secure application in C. The article focused on functions defined in the application itself. Now, we will…

Splitting the screen into windows

Let’s Play with GNU Screen

Many GNU/Linux users spend time working at the command line. The GNU Screen utility can be of great use if you work with multiple shells at a time. We could also call Screen…

Face to Face with RMS

It was one of the rarest opportunities to spend some time with the man I’ve always looked up to since I migrated to GNU/Linux systems…

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