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9/9/14 Gil's LotD: X colors

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2014Mar/0272.html The complete history of the X Windows color list.

9/7/14 Gil's LotD: Signal-safe strcpy

http://www.tedunangst.com/flak/post/signal-safe-strcpy POSIX forbids using strcpy in signal handlers. Here's how to get around that.

12/23/13 Gil's LotD: RetroBSD

http://retrobsd.org/wiki/doku.php RetroBSD is a port of 2.11BSD to microcontroller hardware.

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12/24/12 Gil's LotD: Signals and syscalls

http://lwn.net/Articles/528935/ Al Viro on how signals are handled during syscalls in Linux.

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11/14/11 Gil's LotD: Lions' Commentary

http://www.lemis.com/grog/Documentation/Lions/index.php The famous Lions' Commentary on UNIX is available for free online. Wikipedia.

2/1/11 Gil's LotD: System administration

http://www.brendangregg.com/specials.html An enormous collection of useful tools for UNIX system administration!

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