Friday, July 23, 2021

Juliet Kemp

Gnome App Launcher: Gnome-do

The popular Linux desktop Gnome can run more efficiently with the help of Gnome-do, a configurable app launcher. Juliet Kemp provides the details. This week, I've been experimenting...

The Advantage of the Xfce Linux Desktop

The current Xfce umbrella package in both Debian stable and Ubuntu 9.10 is xfce4 (version 4.4 in Debian, and 4.6 in Ubuntu). After you've installed it, log...

Working (Really) Remotely with Linux

In July I got back to the UK after 10 months of wandering around the world: crossing Europe and SE Asia by train; some time in...

Use your PDA to Fix Your Server Remotely

Modern mobile phones and PDAs have increasingly sophisticated data/internet connectivity. This is particularly great for browsing the web on the train, but it's also good for...

LDAP and Kerberos, So Happy Together

LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) is basically a way of organizing information and providing access to it. It's commonly used for user, service and machine information,...

Things to Do With ‘kill’

... other than what its name implies. kill is most often used without an argument or with -9, to kill a process off. But it can...

Linux Command Line For Beginners: Finding Help Documents

The Linux command-line can appear pretty complicated and occasionally even a little alarming. But it also offers a whole stack of helpful documentation which you can...

Windows to Unix With PuTTY and Xming

Using PuTTY (the best Windows SSH client going) and Xming (a free X Window server for Windows) enables you to log in from a Windows box to your Unix...

Wiping Disks With DBAN

It's quite common to find yourself replacing machines that are still functional but just below the specs you now need — in which case it's preferable to rehome them,...

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