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20 Powerful Ways To Use Grep Command

Featured, Linux, Mac, Tutorials, Ubuntu<p>A+ A-<p>Email Print<p>http://www.fromdev.com/2016/09/powerful-grep-command-tips.html<p>Grep is a popular unix command …

Linux

Want to get better at coding? You just have to play this game

Coding is the new English. At least, that’s what websites like Codecademy want you to think.<p>But maybe you’ve held off on trying to improve your coding skills, because you still thought it wasn’t fun enough. Turns out there’s no excuse for you anymore.<p>Do business with 5,000 peopleMomentum by TNW is …

Programming

Dstat - A Resourceful Tool to Monitor Linux Server Performance in Real-Time

Some of the popular and frequently used system resource generating tools available on the Linux platform include vmstat, netstat, iostat, <b>ifstat</b> and …

Linux

Google Releases 'Cloud Tools for PowerShell'

Just weeks after Microsoft announced that PowerShell was open source and available on Linux, Google said this week that its new “Cloud Tools for …

Vim 8.0 Is Released After 10 Years - Install on Linux Systems

<b>Vi</b> has been around for a long, developed in around <b>1976</b>, it offered users traditional yet powerful features such as an effective editing interface, …

Why Enterprises Are Embracing Microservices and Node.js

Most software projects start with solving one problem. Then comes another one and the project continues growing without the engineering team being …

Git - Beginner to Advanced Commands and Workflows

Git is a free and open source version control system, originally created by Linus Torvalds in 2005. Unlike older centralized version control systems …

SCM

Hack This: Extract Image Metadata Using Python | Motherboard

Not that I'm currently cruising for jobs with British intelligence or anything, but I happened upon (via Hacker News) this current coding challenge posted to the MI5 careers page. It consists of the following image file and an invitation to find the clue hidden within.<p><i>Intelligence isn’t always</i> …

Object-Oriented Programming

Linux Mint vs Ubuntu: Which Distro Should You Choose?

The Linux Project started as a hobby for Linus Torvalds, for little did he know at the time – he had started something that would influence the …

Linux

Why app development is going micro

Application development has long been fraught with peril: Projects become bloated, expensive and never ship. Implementation technologies tend to match the bloat, ranging from Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) to Business Process Management (BPM). As Redpoint’s Tomasz Tunguz recently pointed out, …

Workflow

Ubuntu Server Secure - A script to secure and harden Ubuntu

Today, I have stumbled upon an useful script, which is used to secure your Ubuntu OS with simple mouse clicks. You don’t need to be an enperienced …

Ubuntu

Mountain Duck

Cyberduck for mounting volumes in the file explorer.<p>Mountain Duck lets you mount server and cloud storage as a local disk in the Finder.app on Mac …

OS X

Check Your Internet Speed from Command Line in Ubuntu [Quick Tip]

<b>Check your internet speed directly from command line in Linux.</b><p>speedtest-cli is a command line utility for checking internet bandwidth using popular …

Ubuntu

Windows 10 for PCs build 14393.105 is available for everyone - here's what's new

If you're a Windows 10 user, chances are that you've got an update waiting for you today. Fast ring Insiders got a new build - 14915 - which is …

Publishing an ASP.NET Core website to a cheap Linux VM host

September 1, '16 Comments [14] Posted in DotNetCore | Linux | Open Source<p>Sponsored By<p>A little Linux VM on Azure is like $13 a month. You can get …

Linux

Microsoft Excel: The ONE Automation Macro You Need to Use

“If you sit in front of a computer screen all day creating reports in Microsoft Excel, you know the power of this software package. But if you aren’t …

Microsoft

Here's how much RAM your PC needs to run smoothly

Is there a case for more than 8GB of RAM? Sure there is, but the bang for the buck trails off beyond that point.<p>Here is a definitive guide to how …

Personal computers

Fedora 24 review: The year’s best Linux distro is puzzlingly hard to recommend

Even for a great update, rollout trouble reminds us release cycles can mar a distro.<p>Fedora 24 is very near the best Linux distro release I've used, …

Fedora

4 Best Linux Boot Loaders

When you turn on your machine, immediately after <b>POST</b> (<b>Power On Self Test</b>) is completed successfully, the <b>BIOS</b> locates the configured bootable media, …

10 Most Dangerous Linux OS Commands You Should Never Execute on your Machine

10 Most Dangerous Linux Commands<p>10 Most Dangerous Linux OS Commands You Should Never Execute on your Machine<p>Click To Tweet<p>Linux Terminal is one of …

There’s a hidden menu in Android that lets you unlock experimental features — here’s how to use it

You can do a lot with Android. Google’s mobile OS is famously open to customization, and plenty of apps take advantage of that fact.<p>But you might not know that Google itself keeps a few settings tucked away in a hidden menu called the System UI Tuner.<p>It’s not available on <i>every</i> device — you’ll have …

Google

Python: A Powerful Language for High-Traffic, Data-Heavy Apps

Python is a widely used, general-purpose, high-level back-end programming language that’s highly valued by startups who need to quickly prototype and …

Python Programming

Google Allo basically bares all in recent leaks, here’s everything we know

In case you missed it, <i>Android Police</i> got their hands on a plethora of screenshots from an unreleased build of Google’s forthcoming messaging app Allo. We know because, well, since Friday morning, the site has published a whopping eight articles about the app (in that order).<p>A few days ago we told …

Google

Netgear's plan to solve awful Wi-Fi is a second router

For as long as there have been Wi-Fi routers, setting up Wi-Fi has been pretty much the same. You buy a router at the store, plug it into your modem, and that's it. Wi-Fi may even be built into your modem in the first place.<p>But increasingly, it's looking like the future of Wi-Fi involves not one, …

Wi-Fi

How to Clone or Backup Linux Disk Using Clonezilla

<b>Clonezilla</b> is one of the greatest Open Source backup tool for Linux. Its Graphical User Interface combined with a simpler, fast and intuitive guided …

Cisco's Layoffs Are Just the Tip of the Spear for Tech

Companies dealing in hardware will be especially hard hit.<p>Cisco Systems’ announcement on Wednesday that it plans to lay off 5,500 employees is unlikely to be the last round of Silicon Valley pink slips as hardware companies struggle to keep up with rapid technology shifts, analysts and recruiters …

Cisco Systems

Secure Boot snafu: Microsoft leaks backdoor key, firmware flung wide open

Microsoft has inadvertently demonstrated the intrinsic security problem of including a universal backdoor in its software after it accidentally …

Windows 10 could be limiting your internet speed, here's how to change it

Microsoft began shipping a feature that improved the performance of programs that sent TCP data via a network. This feature first arrived in Windows …

Microsoft Windows

Why I'm not a big fan of Scrum

Scrum is now the default agile software development methodology. This management framework, which is "simple to understand but difficult to master", …

Management