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DMS to DD to KML with AWK and sed

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In a 2014 Linux Rain article I describe a fast 'points plotter' for Google Earth. First I copy a list of latitude/longitudes (lat/lons) from a spreadsheet to the clipboard, then I launch a shell script with a keyboard shortcut. The script builds a KML file from the copied list and opens the KML for…

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Building a gazetteer table from KML files

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Geoscience Australia has a freely downloadable gazetteer of Australian placenames with more than 370 000 entries. The download is a .zip file (83 mb) containing a user guide together with placenames data in GML, KML and Microsoft Access (.mdb) formats. What I wanted from all that data was a simple…

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LinuxCon: How Facebook Monitors Hundreds of Thousands of Servers with Netconsole

ServerWatch: At the LinuxCon conference here Calvin Owens, production engineer at Facebook detailed how the social networking giant makes use of the open-source netconsole tool, to identify potentially problematic servers.

LinuxCon: How Microsoft Is Contributing to Open Source

VIDEO: Wim Coekaerts, corporate vice president of enterprise open source at Microsoft, details how open source is the new normal in Redmond.

How to configure Postfix relayhost (smarthost) to send eMail using an external smptd on Linux

 Nixcraft: You can configuring Postfix MTA to use as a Smarthost i.e. routing all mails to a smarthost.

lftp a sophisticated ftp client

In this tutorial I explains how to connect to an ftp site and execute some basic commands: list local/remote content, change remote/local directory ...

5 reasons professors should encourage students to get involved in open source projects

Out of the many reasons for supporting student participation in open source, here are five of the most compelling reasons.

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