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Lmao: Command Line Russian Roulette For Linux and Unix Users

Russian Roulette is a fatal game of chance in which a player places a single round in a revolver, spins the cylinder, places the muzzle against their head, and pulls the trigger.

The Hipsterstation! Most beautiful OpenBSD Unix setup ever!! Period!!!

I am jelly. Really a great OpenBSD unix setup. Source/Credit @calumacrae […] Read More

Linux kernel explained: How does the kernel work?

Linux kernel explained in the form of a comic. What do you think? Credit: consolia-comic.com […] Read More

Awesome VIM clutch. A hardware pedal for improved text editing in Vim

That is right. I found a hardware pedal for improved text editing in Vim. This is a mind blowing hack for vim user. VIM Clutch is a hardware pedal for improved text editing speed for users of the magnificent VIM text editor (1, 2). When the pedal is pressed down, the pedal types "i" causing […] Read More

How to execute sudo without password?

If you are the only sysadmin or developer, you can skip password when you run sudo command. By default, sudo asks for the password. Here is how you can run sudo without having to enter your password. I'm a new Unix system user. How do I use sudo command without a password on a Linux […] Read More

Issue #2

Welcome to nixCraft newsletter for Sunday 26 Feb 2017. 7 Awesome Open Source Build Automation Tools For Sysadmin/DevOps/Developers 9 Awesome Open Source Web Performance Software For Linux and Unix-like Systems 7 Awesome Open Source Analytics Software For Linux and Unix-like Systems How to protects Linux and Unix machines from accidental shutdowns/reboots with molly-guard How to […] Read More

Download Free eBook PDF: The Awk Programming Language

AWK is a programming language designed for text processing and typically used for a data extraction and reporting tool. It is a standard feature of Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, MacOS and most Unix-like systems. This is one of my favorite books. It is a superb book if you are looking to learn about AWK. AWK is […] Read More

Patch your FreeBSD server for openssh vulnerabilities [11/Jan/2017]

OpenSSH is critical for both sysadmin and programmers. It is an implementation of the SSH protocol suite, from OpenBSD project. It provides an encrypted session to your server. OpenSSH has multiple vulnerabilities as of 11th January 2017 running on FreeBSD operating system. From the advisory: The ssh-agent(1) agent supports loading a PKCS#11 module from outside […] Read More

How to speeding up SSH session creation

You can reuse OpenSSH connections to the same server when you want to open subsequent connections to the same server. For example, if I ran ssh vivek@server42.cyberciti.biz, the ssh client will establish a new SSH connection. It usually takes only a few seconds. However, if I run ssh vivek@server42.cyberciti.biz command again, connecting to a server42.cyberciti.biz […] Read More

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