For most users of Linux the Command Line is their best friend. The Terminal wasn’t meant to be so serious at all times, it’s also funny sometimes. If you don’t know, here are some commands that will make you see the funny side of the Command Line. Can you remember the first funny command you […]
Most people like me prefer using Command Line in everyday life to Graphical User Interface (GUI) . Today i`am going to show you how play music files from the Command Line using one of the best Command Line players (SoX) which supports most audio formats. Such as: wav, mp3, mpg, mp3, ogg, flac, etc.
VLC 2.0.7 has been released! The new release comes with many bug fixes and updates. In this bug fix release, the memory exhaustion vulnerability that occurred when playing specifically crafted playlist files; the WMA Pro, MPEG 4 ALS, APE, MLP and ADPCM-IMA4 playback issues have been fixed; audio encoding for numerous codecs, including MP3 and […]
Protecting files from unwanted deletion is very important security on the tasklist of Unix Administrators. On Linux boxes you can use the chattr command and that works ine on all my Ubuntu based servers. On FreeBSD, this command doesn’t exist. An alternative we use is the chflags command. Let’s give you some examples how chattr work […]
Nowadays, our personal computer is not only a work tool, it is also our private space where we store our little secrets. Protecting our personal data from praying eyes should be one of our top priorities. People use cryptography or encryption to hide their data, but they forget that cryptography does not hide data from […]
Did you know that Unix and Linux has no concept of a file extension? What is a file name extension? A .txt extension tells us that it is a TEXT file and .pdf extension tells us that it is a PDF file. By following this logic, you understand that a file name extension is the […]
Now I’m sure everyone knows that I love Bodhi Linux, very much. I rant on about it how good it is all the time. Well, here comes the shocking part; I reckon I have found something better. Or should I admit I did not actually find it, rather it was sent to me by an […]
My intent is to introduce new Linux users to the Linux command line shell and make them feel comfortable with the command line environment. What does it happen when you click a button with your mouse? When you click a button a command is executed and interpreted by the shell. What is a shell? A […]