Sunday, September 19, 2021

Juliet Kemp

Further Notes on proc

The previous column looked at using /proc to examine. There's a lot of other information available there as well. proc is fundamentally a myth: It's a virtual filesystem,...

Synch Up With Rsynch for Quick-Restore Backup

As we are all (I hope ...) painfully aware, decent backups are absolutely vital. Last week I looked at a potential option for offsite backup, and solutions like Bacula...

Memopal Online Backup

Memopal recently released a version of its software for Linux, offering an online backup service for either personal or business users. The business service allows multiuser access, so...

Make Perl Scripts More Readable With perltidy

I am of course sure that everyone reading this is well aware of scripting best practices and always writes beautifully neat and well-set-out scripts that will...

Supercharge Your LAN With Condor, part 1

Condor is a batch job queueing system, which runs across multiple machines. It takes jobs from users, queues them up, decides where and when to run...

Monitoring Network Traffic With IPTraf

IPTraf is a very useful ncurses-based application that shows the traffic passing through your machine. On startup, you can immediately see all network traffic on your machine...

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