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hpr1273 :: LiTS 032: cat

2013-06-19. 00:09:26. Explicit. Linux in the Shell.
concatenate, cat.

Concatenate files and print on the standard output with the cat command

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hpr1262 :: LiTS 031: who

2013-06-04. 00:17:22. Explicit. Linux in the Shell.
who.

Show who is logged on with the who command

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hpr1253 :: LiTS 030: vmstat

2013-05-22. 00:28:43. Explicit. Linux in the Shell.
vmstat, virtual memory.

Report virtual memory statistics with the vmstat command

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hpr1244 :: LiTS 029: ab - apache benchmark.

2013-05-09. 00:29:50. Explicit. Linux in the Shell.
apache, http, benchmark, ab.

Apache HTTP server benchmarking tool: ab

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hpr1232 :: LiTS 028: extended attributes

2013-04-23. 00:24:50. Explicit. Linux in the Shell.
extended attributes, lsattr, chattr.

List and change extended file attributes with lsattr and chattr

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hpr1222 :: LiTS 027: mathematical commands

2013-04-09. 00:21:17. Explicit. Linux in the Shell.
factor, primes, seq, arithmetic.

Episode 27 of Linux in the Shell continues on with looking at some mathematical commands

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hpr1213 :: LiTS 026: units

2013-03-27. 00:16:23. Explicit. Linux in the Shell.
units.

Unit conversion and calculation program: units

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hpr1202 :: LiTS 025: bc

2013-03-12. 00:20:29. Explicit. Linux in the Shell.
bc, calculator.

An arbitrary precision calculator language: bc

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hpr1192 :: LiTS 024: time and /usr/bin/time

2013-02-26. 00:16:27. Explicit. Linux in the Shell.
time.

Run programs and summarize system resource usage with the time command

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hpr1182 :: LiTS 023: Date

2013-02-12. 00:24:03. Explicit. Linux in the Shell.
date.

Print or set the system date and time with the date command

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hpr1172 :: LiTS 022: Sort

2013-01-29. 00:15:30. Explicit. Linux in the Shell.
sort.

Sort lines of text files with the sort command

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hpr1162 :: LiTS 021: killall

2013-01-15. 00:16:57. Explicit. Linux in the Shell.
kill, killall, process.

Kill processes by name with the killall command

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hpr1142 :: LiTS 020: pgrep and pkill

2012-12-18. 00:28:10. Explicit. Linux in the Shell.
pgrep, pkill, process.

Look up or signal processes based on name and other attributes with pgrep and pkill

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hpr1132 :: LiTS 019: Kill the worms!

2012-12-04. 00:21:23. Explicit. Linux in the Shell.
kill, process.

Send a signal to a process with the kill command

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hpr1122 :: LiTS 018: ln

2012-11-20. 00:25:17. Explicit. Linux in the Shell.
ln, hard link, soft link.

Make links between files with the ln command

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hpr1112 :: LiTS 017: split

2012-11-06. 00:24:23. Explicit. Linux in the Shell.
split.

Split a file into pieces with the split command

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hpr1082 :: LiTS 016: top pt 4: Alternate Windows

2012-09-25. 00:19:38. Explicit. Linux in the Shell.
top.

Part 4 of the top command

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hpr1072 :: LiTS 015: top part 3 - Control Top

2012-09-11. 00:26:58. Explicit. Linux in the Shell.
top.

Part 3 of the top command

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hpr1062 :: LiTS 014: The Bottom of Top, top pt 2

2012-08-28. 00:36:43. Explicit. Linux in the Shell.
top.

Part 2 of the top command

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hpr1052 :: LiTS 013: Top of Top

2012-08-14. 00:23:50. Explicit. Linux in the Shell.
top.

Part 1 of the top command

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hpr1042 :: LiTS 012: tail

2012-07-31. 00:15:52. Explicit. Linux in the Shell.
tail.

Output the last part of files with the tail command

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hpr1032 :: LiTS 011: du - disk usage

2012-07-17. 00:23:11. Explicit. Linux in the Shell.
disk usage, du.

Summarise file space usage with the du command

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hpr1022 :: LiTS 010: df - Exploring Disk Filesystem Usage

2012-07-03. 00:17:55. Explicit. Linux in the Shell.
df.

Report file system disk space usage with the df command

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hpr1012 :: LiTS 009: w command and linux load averages

2012-06-18. 00:16:45. Explicit. Linux in the Shell.
load average, w command.

Show who is logged on and what they are doing with the w command

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hpr1002 :: LiTS 008: free: Understanding Linux Memory Usage

2012-06-05. 00:14:13. Explicit. Linux in the Shell.
free, memory.

The free command and memory usage

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hpr992 :: LiTS 007: Chmod and Unix Permissions.

2012-05-22. 00:22:21. Explicit. Linux in the Shell.
permissions, chmod.

Change file and directory access permissions with the chmod command

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hpr982 :: LiTS 006: pmount

2012-05-08. 00:14:42. Explicit. Linux in the Shell.
mount, pmount.

Mount devices with the pmount command

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hpr972 :: LiTS 005: wc

2012-04-24. 00:08:58. Explicit. Linux in the Shell.
wc.

Print newline, word, and byte counts for files with the wc command

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hpr962 :: LiTS 004: paste

2012-04-10. 00:08:56. Explicit. Linux in the Shell.
paste.

Merge lines of files with the paste command

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hpr953 :: LiTS 003: cut

2012-03-28. 00:11:31. Explicit. Linux in the Shell.
cut.

Using the cut command

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hpr944 :: LITS 002: tr

2012-03-14. 00:17:08. Explicit. Linux in the Shell.
translate, transliterate, tr.

Translating or transliteration with the tr command

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hpr934 :: LiTS 001: qrencode

2012-02-29. 00:14:39. Explicit. Linux in the Shell.
QR code, qrencode.

QR codes and the qrencode command

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hpr924 :: LiTS 000: redirection

2012-02-15. 00:16:44. Explicit. Linux in the Shell.
redirection.

Redirection: what it is and how to use it

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hpr621 :: Dann and CafeNinja Book Review: Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged

2010-12-20. 00:47:26. Explicit. general.
book, book review, philosophy.

CafeNinja and Dann review "Atlas Shrugged" by Ayn Rand

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hpr464 :: Barefoot Running

2009-10-14. 00:22:40. Explicit. general.
Barefoot running, Barefoot shoes, Chia seeds.

How to run barefoot

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hpr270 :: Licensing Part 2 - AGPL and LGPL

2009-01-12. 00:31:27. Explicit. general.
licenses, licences, AGPL, LGPL.

The second part of a look at licenses

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hpr255 :: Pmount

2008-12-22. 00:07:57. Explicit. general.
pmount, mount, hot pluggable, hotpluggable, pluggable.

Using the pmount tool to mount hot pluggable media as a normal user.

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hpr184 :: License Pt1: GNU GPL v3

2008-09-12. 00:30:33. Explicit. general.
licenses, licences, GPL.

The first part of a look at licenses

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hpr116 :: Linux Boot Process Part 6 - Init

2008-06-10. 00:35:37. Explicit. The Linux Boot Process.
linux, bootloader, grub, lilo, ramdisk, root partition, ubuntu, upstart.

Talking about the linux boot process, part 6 in the series. Going through inittab and init levels.

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hpr94 :: Initrd and Initramfs

2008-05-09. 00:30:18. Explicit. The Linux Boot Process.
Linux, Boot process, init, Linux kernel.

Dann continues his series on the Linux boot process

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hpr81 :: Linux Boot Process Part 3 - Boot Prompt Parameters

2008-04-22. 00:19:59. Explicit. The Linux Boot Process.
Linux, boot process, boot parameters, boot, parameters, boot loader, LILO, GRUB, kernel, configuration.

The use and usage of boot parameters with the Linux kernel and device drivers.

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hpr50 :: Linux Boot Process Part 2B - Grub

2008-03-10. 00:46:22. Explicit. The Linux Boot Process.
Linux, Boot process, Grub.

A further show about the Linux Boot Process - Grub

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hpr33 :: Linux Boot Process Part 2a - LILO

2008-02-14. 00:32:23. Explicit. The Linux Boot Process.
Linux, Linux Boot process, Talk, series.

Dann talks about the linux boot process

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hpr10 :: The Linux Boot Process Part 1

2008-01-13. 00:25:04. Explicit. The Linux Boot Process.
Linux, boot, systemv, bsd, init.

An introduction to Linux Boot looking at the differences between SystemV and BSD style systems

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Today with a Techie Ep.253 :: Diversions

2007-06-14. 00:10:59. Clean. general.
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Today with a Techie Ep.241 :: Text Editors of Choice

2007-05-17. 00:10:24. Clean. general.
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Today with a Techie Ep.233 :: Gigavox Levelator

2007-04-16. 00:10:25. Clean. general.
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Today with a Techie Ep.216 :: Amazon Simple Storage Services

2007-03-12. 00:17:04. Clean. general.
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Today with a Techie Ep.183 :: Jokosher

2006-11-19. 00:11:07. Clean. general.
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Today with a Techie Ep.173 :: Bash History and Tab completion

2006-10-24. 00:14:51. Clean. general.
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Today with a Techie Ep.156 :: Safari Bookshelf

2006-09-24. 00:10:16. Clean. general.
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Today with a Techie Ep.141 :: RSI - Repetitive Stress Injury

2006-08-24. 00:11:59. Clean. general.
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Today with a Techie Ep.129 :: Building Packages for Arch Linux

2006-08-03. 00:25:32. Clean. general.
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Today with a Techie Ep.118 :: Compiling software under Linux

2006-05-25. 00:30:24. Clean. general.
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Today with a Techie Ep.98 :: Audacity Tips

2006-04-17. 00:18:44. Clean. general.
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Today with a Techie Ep.76 :: Setting up an Icecast server

2006-03-05. 00:24:50. Clean. general.
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Today with a Techie Ep.72 :: More goodness on video production in Lin

2006-01-30. 00:24:28. Clean. general.
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Today with a Techie Ep.47 ::

2005-12-22. 00:25:02. Clean. general.
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Today with a Techie Ep.20 :: LIVE CDs

2005-10-16. 00:15:12. Clean. general.
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Today with a Techie Ep.14 :: Linux directory structure test

2005-10-06. 00:15:44. Clean. general.
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Today with a Techie Ep.6 :: Enhancing Documentation

2005-09-26. 00:19:50. Clean. general.
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