Midnight Commander At the beginning of chapter 4 in TLCL there is a discussion of GUI-based file managers versus the traditional command line tools for file manipulation such as cp, mv, and rm. While many common file manipulations are easily done with a graphical file manager, the command line tools provide additional power and flexibility.
Netstat Netstat is a command line utility that can be used to list out all the network (socket) connections on a system. It lists out all the tcp, udp socket connections and the unix socket connections. Apart from connected sockets it can also list listening sockets that are waiting for incoming connections. So by verifying
This guide for supported releases of Ubuntu, Debian, and Linux Mint will provide a local install of the latest FFmpeg tools and libraries including several external encoding and decoding libraries (codecs). This will not interfere with repository packages. You may also refer to the Generic FFmpeg Compilation Guide for additional information. Recent static builds are
Nmap is short for Network Mapper. It is an open source security tool for network exploration, security scanning and auditing. However, nmap command comes with lots of options that can make the utility more robust and difficult to follow for new users. The purpose of this post is to introduce a user to the nmap
Not all Ethernet cable is created equally. What’s the difference, and how do you know which you should use? Let’s look at the technical and physical differences in Ethernet cable categories to help us decide. Ethernet cables are grouped into sequentially numbered categories (“cat”) based on different specifications; sometimes the category is updated with further clarification
About Nmap Nmap is a tool used for determining the hosts that are running and what services the hosts are running. Nmap can be a valuable diagnostic tool for network administrators while they can be also a potent reconnaissance tool for the Black-hat community (Hackers, Crackers, Script Kiddies, etc). Once the network is charted out using
You might be curious as to how newer generations of processors are able to be faster at the same clock speeds as older processors. Is it just changes in physical architecture or is it something more? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answers to a curious reader’s questions. Today’s Question & Answer session comes to
Systemd is now used by default in most Linux distributions, from Fedora and Red Hat to Ubuntu, Debian, openSUSE, and Arch. The systemctl command allows you to get information about systemd’s status and control running services. Despite the controversy, this at least introduces some standardization across Linux distributions. The same commands will allow you to