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How to clean your Windows registry and speed up your PC

A cluttered registry can slow Windows to a crawl.<p>By Steve Bass and Josh Norem, PCWorld<p><i>Editor’s note: This article was revisited in July 2016 to make sure all of the programs that were tested are still available, and they were all rerun on a modern, Windows 10 PC to verify compatibility.</i><p>Let’s start …

Data Handling With Python

Python is a powerful language that is easy to learn and excels at many different types of computing. It is used to run large, well-known websites. It …

Python Programming

Amazon’s AWS buys Cloud9 to add more development tools to its web services stack

Amazon Web Services has made an acquisition to continue building out the services that it offers around and on its cloud storage platform. It has bought Cloud9, a San Francisco-based startup that has built an integrated development environment (IDE) for web and mobile developers to collaborate …

Amazon

Automate the Boring Stuff with Python Programming

Section 1: Python Basics<p>Lecture 1<p>05:39<p>This lecture explains what programming is good for, even if you don't intend to become a software engineer. At …

Python Programming

How to Automatically Build and Configure Custom Docker Images with Dockerfile – Part 3

This tutorial will concentrate on how to build a custom Docker image based on Ubuntu with Apache service installed. The whole the process will be …

How-To's

How to Install, Run and Delete Applications inside Docker Containers – Part 2

Following the previous Docker article, this tutorial will discuss how to save a Docker container into a new image, remove a container and run a Nginx …

Nginx

Install Docker and Learn Basic Container Manipulation in CentOS and RHEL 7/6 – Part 1

In this 3-article series, we will discuss about Docker, is an open-source lightweight virtualization tool which runs at top of Operating System …

CentOS

How to Install Zabbix Agent and Add Windows Host to Zabbix Monitoring – Part 4

Following previous tutorials concerning Zabbix series, this article describes how to install and setup an instance of Zabbix agent to run as a …

Linux

How to Install and Configure Zabbix Agents on Remote Linux Systems – Part 3

Continuing Zabbix series, this tutorial will guide you on how you can install and configure Zabbix agents on Linux (Debian based systems and CentOS) …

CentOS

How to Configure 'Zabbix Monitoring' to Send Email Alerts to Gmail Account - Part 2

If you are using <b>Zabbix</b> to monitor your infrastructure you might want to receive email alerts from your local domain somewhere on public internet …

Email

Installing and Configuring Zabbix 2.4.5 on Debian 8 and RHEL/CentOS 7

Zabbix is an Open Source, high-level enterprise software designed to monitor and keep track of networks, servers and applications in real time. Build …

Debian

9 Best File Comparison and Difference (Diff) Tools for Linux

While writing program files or normal text files, programmers and writers sometimes want to know the difference between two files or two versions of …

Unix

How to Read Awk Input from STDIN in Linux - Part 7

In the previous parts of the Awk tool series, we looked at reading input mostly from a file(s), but what if you want to read input from <b>STDIN</b>.<p>In this …

How to Use 'next' Command with Awk in Linux - Part 6

In this sixth part of Awk series, we shall look at using next command, which tells <b>Awk</b> to skip all remaining patterns and expressions that you have …

How-To's

How to Use Compound Expressions with Awk in Linux - Part 5

All along, we have been looking at simple expressions when checking whether a condition has been meet or not. What if you want to use more then one …

Linux

How to Use Comparison Operators with Awk in Linux - Part 4

When dealing with numerical or string values in a line of text, filtering text or strings using comparison operators comes in handy for <b>Awk</b> command …

How-To's

How to Use Awk to Filter Text or Strings Using Pattern Specific Actions

In the third part of the Awk command series, we shall take a look at filtering text or strings based on specific patterns that a user can define. …

Linux

How to Use Awk to Print Fields and Columns in File

In this part of our Linux Awk command series, we shall have a look at one of the most important features of Awk, which is field editing. It is good …

Bash

How to Use Awk and Regular Expressions to Filter Text or String in Files

When we run certain commands in Unix/Linux to read or edit text from a string or file, we most times try to filter output to a given section of …

Unix

15 Useful 'sed' Command Tips and Tricks for Daily Linux System Administration Tasks

Every system administrator has to deal with plain text files on a daily basis. Knowing how to view certain sections, how to replace words, and how to …

How-To's

Best places to retire in the Caribbean

Caribbean islands welcome retirees<p>More often reserved for vacations than retirement, the Caribbean is the new cool for savvy Baby Boomers ready to rev up their next big adventure. Beyond the perks of natural beauty and a closet without winter coats, the islands welcome those exiting the fast track …

Travel

Follow 10 YouTube Channels to Learn Linux Online

Want to Learn Linux Course Online. YouTube is one of the best places to learn Linux online.<p>In this post we made a list of best Linux Channels and …

Linux

You really can do bash completion with spaces!

A short period ago when I was working on my little ec2ssh project I ran into the issue of tab completion not working for things with spaces in …

Bash

Real time Linux commands

25 most commonly used Linux commands in real time. we have to use these commands without this commands Linux administrator job will not complete a …

Linux

Linux and Curl: How to use Bash to Read a File Line by Line and Execute Curl command to get HTTP Response Code

Linux Curl command is very amazing. It’s very simple command which is use to send or get data from and to any server. Server would be any server like …

A command-line benchmark tool

I wrote a small program named bench that lets you benchmark other programs from the command line. Think of this as a much nicer alternative to the …

How to open a TCP/UDP socket in a bash shell

Suppose you want to open a TCP/UDP socket on a Linux server for various reasons. For example, you want to check if a specific address/port is …

Linux Shell Scripting part-2: Message Displaying, User Variables and Environment Variables

In our last post on Shell Scripting, Starting with Linux Shell Scripting you have seen how to start with shell scripts.<p>Message displaying in shell …

Bash