Beginning in September 2011, Linux Journal began offering custom iPhone and iPad apps. The apps are free to all and include one sample issue of the magazine as well as a constantly updated feed of news and stories. All paid Linux Journal subscribers also receive access to read their monthly issue from within either or both iOS apps as a part of their regular subscription.
iOS Apps Edition FAQ
Q. Where do I download the iPhone and/or iPad apps?
Q. I am not a subscriber. Can I still use the app?
A. Yes, but a limited version. Non-subscribers have access to our September 2011 issue free of charge so they can test-drive the magazine on their iOS device. There is also a continually updated feed of news and stories that is pushed out to the app for all to read.
Q. I am a subscriber and I have downloaded the iPhone and/or iPad app(s). Now what?
A. Login with the e-mail address we have on file for your subscription and you will receive access to your subscription's issues. If you have any trouble logging in, please e-mail us at email@example.com and we'll get you fixed up right away.
Q. Are back issues of Linux Journal available on either of the iOS apps?
A. Both apps have magazines dating back to the September 2011 issue. Subscribers, remember you can always access our PDF back issue library here (you'll need to login).
Q. Can I buy single issues of Linux Journal from within the iPhone and/or iPad app(s)?
Q. If I subscribe to Linux Journal from iTunes or the App Store will I receive access to all other formats of the magazine?
A. No. Apple does not share subscriber data with us (this is a major complaint we in the publishing world have with Apple). While it is our practice to offer subscribers access to all formats we have available, because Apple doesn't tell us who you are, we can not set up that access for you. We encourage you to subscribe directly through Linux Journal so we can set up your full featured access, including to your iOS devices.
Q. Can I see a sample of the magazine in the IPhone and/or iPad app(s) before buying?
A. Yes. We invite you to sample our September 2011 issue free of charge. It will automatically load load for you once you download the app.
Q. I have an iOS app-related question not answered here. Can you help me?
A. Yes! Please e-mail us your question and we'll do our best to get you an answer. If it's a commonly asked question, we'll also post it here.
Practical Task Scheduling Deployment
July 20, 2016 12:00 pm CDT
One of the best things about the UNIX environment (aside from being stable and efficient) is the vast array of software tools available to help you do your job. Traditionally, a UNIX tool does only one thing, but does that one thing very well. For example, grep is very easy to use and can search vast amounts of data quickly. The find tool can find a particular file or files based on all kinds of criteria. It's pretty easy to string these tools together to build even more powerful tools, such as a tool that finds all of the .log files in the /home directory and searches each one for a particular entry. This erector-set mentality allows UNIX system administrators to seem to always have the right tool for the job.
Cron traditionally has been considered another such a tool for job scheduling, but is it enough? This webinar considers that very question. The first part builds on a previous Geek Guide, Beyond Cron, and briefly describes how to know when it might be time to consider upgrading your job scheduling infrastructure. The second part presents an actual planning and implementation framework.
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This ebook takes a look at some of the practical applications of the Linux on Power platform and ways you might bring all the performance power of this open architecture to bear for your organization. There are no smoke and mirrors here—just hard, cold, empirical evidence provided by independent sources. I also consider some innovative ways Linux on Power will be used in the future.Get the Guide