2019/02/21: The Bash Automated Testing System puts Bash code through the same types of testing processes used by Java, Ruby, and Python developers.
let’s look at the different ways in which we could output text in the terminal.
How do I use WGET for bulk downloading this data?
This article shows you an elegant way to synchronize and autobackup folders using only inotifywait and rsync in a Bash script. In general, this solution will be light, inexpensive and, why not say, safer. In essence, only inotify-tools, Rsync, and a while loop are required to complete this mission.
Explains how to run command or code in parallel in bash shell on a Linux, macOS, *BSD and Unix-like system using the xargs, parallel and wait commands.
And how it could leapfrog Apple as the dev platform of choice.
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Red Hat has been made aware of a vulnerability affecting all versions of the bash package as shipped with Red Hat products. This vulnerability CVE-2014-6271 could allow for arbitrary code execution. Certain services and applications allow remote unauthenticated attackers to provide environment variables, allowing them to exploit this issue.
Vee is a command line blog tool that is very portable across Unix systems. It provides an interactive as well as a batch interface to maintain a log of entries. Formatting is done using a module architecture that allows a high degree of customization. There are minimal flags and no set up is required.
Previously, I erroneously titled my column as "SIGALRM Timers and Stdin Analysis". It turned out that by the time I'd finished writing it, I had spent a lot of time talking about SIGALRM and how to set up timers to avoid scripts that hang forever, but I never actually got to the topic of stdin analysis. Oops.
Horcrux is an excellent wrapper around the rsync-based Duplicity, for easily managing automated, encrypted backups to multiple locations.
Your bash shell can be your calculator.
One of digiKam's lesser known features is the ability to link scripts to notifications. At first sight, this may seem like a rather obscure functionality, but it can be put to some clever uses. Say, you want to keep a portfolio of selected photos on a mobile device. Resizing multiple photos to a specified size to make