Use scp to securely transfer files

OpenSSH is a great tool for remotely logging in to other computers in a secure manner and then being able to use them from anywhere around the world. What the ssh command doesn't offer you normally however is a way to securely transfer files between your local machine and the remote machine.

That's where scp comes in. It stands for Secure Copy and piggybacks off the SSH infrastructure ...

Click through to read more...

Using netcat

Once again, it's time to take a look at a really neat command line tool that comes with almost all Unix-like operating systems. This tool is called netcat. What it does sounds quite geeky and advanced:

use network sockets from the command line

What that means in more simple terms is that you can create a server which listens on a port, and interact with a server listening on ...

Click through to read more...

A day without X

As good as one can get using the Linux command line, it is often a lot easier to perform certain tasks using a graphical interface than it is with the good old command line.

If you are a command line junkie, though, have you ever wondered whether it might be possible to a whole day without using any graphical tools?

Well that is exactly what Luke at Terminally Incoherent has ...

Click through to read more...

  1. 1
  2. ...
  3. 4
  4. 5
  5. 6
  6. 7
  7. 8
  8. ...
  9. Go to