Stories by Sandra Henry-Stocker

Health tips for Unix systems

Things to watch and tools to use to make sure your Unix/Linux systems maintain their health and vigor

Written by Sandra Henry-Stocker10 May 17 22:23

Why scripts are better than politicians

The day that we've all been waiting for or waiting to get beyond is now upon us. As one of the most contentious political elections ever crashes to a close, it's time to think like the techies we are. So, here are some reasons why scripts are so much better and often more reliable than politicians.

Written by Sandra Henry-Stocker08 Nov. 16 12:39

Saving time by repeating history

clever use of history commands to help you move faster on the command line

Written by Sandra Henry-Stocker01 Oct. 16 03:31

Linux turns 25

Linux reaches the age of 25 with more than ten times that number of distributions to date. Can any of us wrap our brains around where it has gone and what it has become?

Written by Sandra Henry-Stocker08 July 16 23:33

Making your command line more helpful and fun!

You can do a lot more with your command line font colors than turn them on and off. How about picking your own colors? How about customizing your prompt so that it balks when you make a mistake?

Written by Sandra Henry-Stocker21 April 16 22:51

The artistry of top

The top command's many options allow you to be creative when you're looking into system performance

Written by Sandra Henry-Stocker30 March 16 10:31

Having your way with rsync

With the right group of options, you can get rsync to do just what you want and nothing more

Written by Sandra Henry-Stocker08 March 16 13:02