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The Badlock bug: Start your patch prep today

There are steps you should take now to ensure you're ready for the Badlock patch when it lands on April 12

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Patch now! Unix bug puts Linux systems at risk

Google and Red Hat researchers released a patch for a critical remote code execution flaw in glibc 2.9 and later

Java's key to success: Simplicity

Citrine borrows from Ruby, JavaScript, C for object-oriented programming

The open source language is still in development and emphasizes simplicity and readability

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Remember sed and awk? All Linux admins should

We aren’t doing the next generation of Linux and Unix admins any favors by forgetting init scripts and fundamental tools

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Bash is more powerful than you think

Perl, Python, and Ruby modules can ease development for large projects, but Bash is simpler and better for many tasks

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Get started with FreeBSD: A brief intro for Linux users

If you've never tried FreeBSD, take a few minutes now -- you might be surprised

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