The Simple Synthesis of Complexity

A website of blog posts and articles about life and technology.
  • 14Aug

    Vim

    Vim is a text editor that is very simple and lightweight, but extremely powerful. This article provides some tips and how-to's to get started.

  • 02Aug

    Bash

    Bash is the "Born Again SHell" (BASH) written by Brian Fox and is the default shell on many unix systems.

  • 25May

    Unix Users and Groups

    A quick reference for how to add and manage UNIX users and groups.

  • 20May

    Streaming Compression and Encryption with Tar and OpenSSL

    How to do streaming lzma compression and aes-256-cbc encryption with tar and openssl.

  • 20May

    GnuPG

    The GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG or GPG) is an implementation of the OpenPGP message format for encrypting and decrypting messages.