|Unix tips, tricks and principles.|
LF Tip:Cloning entire PCs over the network
This article explains how to clone partitions with dump and restore.
LF tip: Customize motd & isse
LinuxFocus tip number 2 for November 2004
LF Tip: switching off font anti-aliasing
Linuxfocus tip for November 2004
LF Tip: Changing the keyboard layout on the fly
Linuxfocus tip for October 2004
The mystery of mount points
This article explains the concept of mount points but I hope the article has also some information which is interesting to readers who are not new to linux.
Why does this not work!? How to find and fix faults in Linux applications.
Everybody claims that it is easy to find and fix faults in programs written under Linux. Unfortunately it is very hard to find documents explaining how to do that.
This article explains how to write your own man-pages.
Automail for fli4l
How to fetch e-mail with a dial-on-demand one diskette router from www.fli4l.de.
(X)dialog: Talking shells
Xdialog and dialog a two classic utilities to enhance you shell scripts with a graphical user interface.
Running applications remotely with X11
X Window System is much more than just an environment to manage the windows of graphical applications.
A whole new world: A guided tour with Tux through the land of the penguin
Explore the land of the penguin with Tux as a guide on your side.
In this article we explain how to write little scripts.
Booting three different operating systems: RedHat Linux 5.2, SCO Openserver 5.0.5 and Windows NT 4.0
Edgar explains how to setup one PC boot to boot 3 operating systems.
How to partition your hard drive for Linux
Thomas explains how he has chosen to partition his hard disk.
The GNU utilities are a set of standard UNIX commands available with almost every UNIX system.
How to use a Ramdisk for Linux
This article shows how to use RAM as a virtual harddisk.
How to use your CD-ROM under Linux
This article gives a short but useful description on how to use your CD-ROM under Linux.
Funny shell commands
Some interesting answers form your Unix c-shell
Examples on how to use AWK
File Access Permissions
This article is divided into two parts: The first part (Basic file access permissions) is a very short introduction to the basic file permission concept under Unix. The second part (T-bit, SUID and SGID) covers more advanced features of Linux that go beyond the basic "read-write-execute" flags.
Basic UNIX commands
Simple introduction to some of the basic UNIX tools
How to search for files by name or content.
Regular expressions are advanced search patters. This Article gives an introduction.
Through the Window
Some notes about window managers.
What are all those dotfiles for anyway?
Well...here are some notes, tricks, some of these are specific to non-english speaking users and therefore not frequently answered in the common documentation.
I got Linux Installed, What next?
This article introduces new users to some of the issues that he/she will confront upon installation of Linux.
Connecting to the Internet
Here we have something lots of users face up to in their early stages of setting Linux up: Connecting to the Internet.
Installation of Manpages-es
How to get man-pages of the most important Linux system commands in Spanish.
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