System Administration

Essential System Tools: Nmap – network security tool

This is the ninth in our series of articles highlighting essential system tools. These are small utilities, useful for system administrators as well as regular users of Linux based systems. The series examines both graphical and text based open source utilities. Nmap is widely regarded as the de facto standard tool for network exploration and security auditing.

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System Administration

Essential System Tools: BleachBit – open source system cleaning software

This is the sixth in our series of articles highlighting essential system tools. These are small utilities, useful for system administrators as well as regular users of Linux based systems. The series examines both graphical and text based open source utilities. We’re recommending a graphical utility that is excellent at giving your system a deep clean. It’s called BleachBit.

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System Administration

Essential System Tools: pet – command-line snippet manager

This is the third in our series of articles highlighting essential system tools. These are small utilities, useful for system administrators as well as regular users of Linux based systems. The series examines both graphical and text based open source utilities. pet is a simple command-line snippet manager. The software is written in the Go programming language.

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