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Random Key Generator

April 9th, 2010 No comments

Need a strong password or a random key? Well http://randomkeygen.com/ has what you need. Just click on the link and you’ll be given a choice of 19 passwords of varying complexity, and 21 keys from 64 bit through to 504 bit in length.

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Programmer Jokes

August 19th, 2009 No comments
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Unix time

August 16th, 2009 No comments

If you should happen to need to know the current time as a unix timestamp, try http://www.unixtime.se/. Alternatively typing

date +%s

at a convenient command line might be faster, and more accurate…

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Finally – A 64-bit version of Adobe Flash Player for Linux

November 17th, 2008 No comments

It seems to have been a long time coming, but finally an alpha version has been released. Although it’s an alpha, it’s still a vast improvement over the 32-bit version which I’ve used up until now with the aid of NPS Wrapper.

Read more…

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GNU/Linux Distro Timeline

August 27th, 2008 No comments

Andreas has produced a cladogram (tree diagram) showing the timeline and relationship of probably every known Linux distribution. You can see the latest version of the diagram (v7.6) here, or visit the homepage http://futurist.se/gldt/.

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Linux Outlaws Podcast

August 26th, 2008 No comments

Linux Outlaws is a weekly podcast, primarily about Linux, but also covering other open source goodness. The hosts of the show are Fabian Scherschel in Germany, and Dan Lynch in the UK. The show is presented in a humorous, laid-back manner, and fills the gap left after the demise of LUG Radio.

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Linux is Not Windows

August 25th, 2008 No comments

OneAndOneIs2 has an article that gives some reasons on why ‘Linux is Not Windows’.

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Inside the Linux Boot Process

August 15th, 2008 No comments

The IBM developerWorks website is filled with many interesting articles. Tonight’s pick is ‘Inside the Linux boot process’. This article guides you from the initial power on through to the user-space being available. However if you really want to get down and dirty with the boot process, then I would suggest having a go at Linux From Scratch.

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Unix Toolbox

March 24th, 2008 No comments

The Unix Toolbox lists a lot of useful Unix/Linux/BSD commands. It covers commands for a wide range of operations, i.e. processes, file system, networking, CVS, databases, etc.. Also it covers the very basics of scripting and programming.

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IBM developerWorks LPIC-1 and LPIC-2 Tutorials

March 16th, 2008 No comments

If you’re interested in studying towards LPIC certification, then IBM has a number of tutorials freely available that cover the four exams that make up LPIC-1 and LPIC-2.

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