Sandra Henry-Stocker

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Sandra Henry-Stocker has been administering Unix systems for more than 30 years. She describes herself as "USL" (Unix as a second language) but remembers enough English to write books and buy groceries. She lives in the mountains in Virginia where, when not working with or writing about Unix, she's chasing the bears away from her bird feeders.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Sandra Henry-Stocker and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

The beauty of links on Unix servers

Nine ways to compare files on Unix

Nine ways to compare files on Unix

There are lots of ways to compare files on Unix systems and some of the choices are going to be just right for you

The secrets of password aging on Unix systems

The secrets of password aging on Unix systems

It's not quite as hard as it sometimes seems

Humble Bundle lassos Python

Humble Bundle lassos Python

Humble Bundle and No Starch Press have pulled together to offer a really sweet deal on digital books on Python.

How to learn Unix/Linux

How to learn Unix/Linux

Some tips for how to get started and how to stay on track for learning how to be a command line pro.

Lesser known but still handy Linux commands

Lesser known but still handy Linux commands

Some of the less obvious Linux commands might still come in very handy from time to time

Unix tip: Using bash on Windows

Unix tip: Using bash on Windows

The relatively new bash on Ubuntu on Windows brings some new possibilities to Windows users

Highlights from Mobile World Congress 2017

Highlights from Mobile World Congress 2017

A look at some of the exciting emerging technologies on display at last week's Mobile World Congress

UNIX: Computers and art meet face-to-face

UNIX: Computers and art meet face-to-face

What do art and Unix have in common?

There's more than one way to kill a Unix process

There's more than one way to kill a Unix process

There are even more ways to kill a process on a Unix/Linux system than there are ways to skin a cat.

Sniffing out Unix processes using pgrep

Sniffing out Unix processes using pgrep

Easy ways to pull together important and interesting stats on your running processes -- using the pgrep command

The many faces of grep

The many faces of grep

The everlastingly useful grep command can change its character in very interesting ways with the flip of a switch

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