Managing disk space has always been a significant task for sysadmins. Running out of disk space used to be the start of a long and complex series of tasks to increase the space available to a disk partition. It also required taking the system off-line. This usually involved installing a new hard drive, booting to recovery or single-user mode, creating a partition and a filesystem on the new hard drive, using temporary mount points to move the data from the too-small filesystem to the new, larger one, changing the content of the /etc/fstab file to reflect the correct device name for the new partition, and rebooting to remount the new filesystem on the correct mount point.
It would seem like all the big proprietary operating system vendors are working on knitting their desktop and mobile platforms tighter together. KDE Connect steps in to fill this gap between Linux and Android by acting as a bridge between the two.
When I first started on my journey with Linux, back in the late 1990s, there was one inevitability: the terminal. You couldn't escape it. The command line was a part of your daily interaction with the open source platform and that was that. Today's Linux is a much different beast. New and seasoned users alike can work with the platform and never touch the command line or terminal.
1976 was a good year for text editors. At MIT, Richard Stallman and Guy Steele wrote the virst version of Emacs. And over at Berkeley, Bill Joy wrote vi (though it wouldn't be called that for a few years yet).
I was stationed at a small base outside of the Hanscom U.S. Air Force Base in Massachusetts from 2008 to 2012, where I was responsible for the majority of the Air Force's software programs. My job was to take the existing command center, a behemoth known as the Air and Space Operations Center (AOC), and modernize it.
Almost all developers have some sort of experience working with Secure Shell or SSH. It allows you to connect to a remote location and communicate securely. In this article, I'll share a couple of tips that will make working with SSH easier.