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Keep your command prompt host name static in OS X and other Unix systems

If you regularly use networks that change your OS X, Linux, or Unix system's host name, you may notice the Terminal command prompt reflect this. Here is how to prevent this from happening.

By August 19, 2013

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New malware exploiting Java 7 in Windows and Unix systems

Mal/JavaJar-B is a cross-platform exploit of a new zero-day vulnerability in the latest Java runtimes.

By January 11, 2013

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Two asteroids named after Unix co-creators

300909 Kenthompson and 294727 Dennisritchie, two asteroids discovered in 2008, aren't as prominent from Earth as their Bell Labs namesakes.

By March 7, 2012

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Using and managing the Terminal history in OS X

The Bash Terminal shell in OS X (or other Unix-like systems, for that matter) contains a history feature that can be quite useful.

By January 3, 2013

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Options for searching the Unix man pages in Lion

There are several ways to look up command manual pages in the OS X Terminal.

By December 16, 2011

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The all-purpose tool for Windows that you need to download

Pipy is an application launcher that pulls from Unix-based operating systems by allowing you to pipe output from one set of commands to another. You can search your hard drive for a file and then dig even further by sending the results to the "grep" command. The potential is pretty incredible!

September 19, 2012

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Malware attacks Linux and Unix-like routers

Malware has been found in the wild that masquerades as harmless Linux/Unix-like software for routers, but is in fact an IRC backdoor, according to security company Trend Micro.

By March 11, 2011

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Dennis Ritchie, father of C programming language, dies

In addition to C, the pioneering computer scientist made significant contributions to Unix and received many awards honoring his work.

By October 13, 2011

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Ep. 1562: RIM death-watch starts today

On this week's show, a moment of silence for Dennis Ritchie, the father of the C programming language and co-creator of Unix. Another moment of silence for RIM, and the three-day silence of BlackBerry's email servers. Come ON, RIM. Keep it together! Also, Galaxy Nexus announcement coming Oct. 27? And Facebook wants to own your data for serious--like "it's a trade secret now" serious.

By October 14, 2011

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Buzz Out Loud 1562: RIM death-watch starts today (Podcast)

On this week's show, a moment of silence for Dennis Ritchie, the father of the C programming language and co-creator of Unix. Another moment of silence for RIM, and the three-day silence of BlackBerry's email servers. Come ON, RIM. Keep it together! Also, Galaxy Nexus announcement coming Oct. 27? And Facebook wants to own your data for serious--like "it's a trade secret now" serious.

By October 13, 2011