UNIX

Open does not always mean Open Source

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Before the term Open Source was popularized, Open meant something altogether different in the technology world.

Tracing difficult shell scripts

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If you've ever examined the contents of a shell script and thought to yourself - OH, HELL NO! - then this blog post is for you.

FreeBSD UNIX for Linux sysadmins

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If you’ve ever installed and explored another Linux distro, then exploring FreeBSD is going be familiar with a few key differences. In this blog post, I’ll run through those differences, as well as the reasons to use FreeBSD over Linux for certain tasks.

2019 in review

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Each December, I like to take some time to reflect on the events of the year - and this year was AWESOME!

Reviving an ancient BSD UNIX workstation

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I was gifted a really rare NS32016 BSD UNIX workstation prototype from the early 1980s!

How to learn vi (vim)

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vi (vim) is arguably the best text editor ever made. You should master it if you haven't done so already. To do that, start by reading this post.

The UNIX Philosophy in 2019

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The UNIX philosophy is alive and well. In fact, it's booming today!

How ricing shifted from cars to computers

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How pimping your ride became ricing your Linux desktop.

SPARCbook 3000ST: The coolest 90s laptop

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Seriously, how cool is a SPARC-based laptop from the 90s running Solaris?!?

SSH Foo

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This post will show you some SSH Kung Foo!