Jim Hall is an open source software advocate and developer, best known for usability testing in GNOME and as the founder + project coordinator of FreeDOS. At work, Jim is CEO of Hallmentum, an IT executive consulting company that provides hands-on IT Leadership training, workshops, and coaching.

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One way to debug a web server is by using the wget command-line program.
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Shrink an image from your terminal with the ImageMagick convert command.
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Here's how I use ImageMagick to make photo grids for my social media posts.
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Create various practical and exciting applications by programming with conio.
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Use the flexibility and power of ncurses to create a guess-the-number game on Linux.

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What was the best gift you received as a sysadmin? Take our poll and check out some gift ideas for Sysadmin Appreciation Day.

Celebrating Penguin Awareness Day with stories about the moment we learned about Linux.