Astro software and HOWTO articles - IT Support

Applications Setup
How to Activate certain programs and suites at the command line
Care and Feeding of Shells
How to not blow your command interpreter out of the water before it starts
Makefiles for Beginners
First steps in using the "make" utility
Portable Software
An introduction to the uses and coding practices of portable software
Screen: managing multiple programs over a single ssh connection
Interactive background processing