This article will show you how to use the Python subprocess module to run external programs and scripts from Python. It is often necessary to call external applications from Python. Usually these are command-line applications which you can use to perform tasks outside of the Python environment,… Read More »Running External Programs in Python with subprocess [Examples]
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Pop!_OS has made it to the Raspberry Pi. This Linux distribution has become quite popular over the last few years – so how does it perform on the tiny single board computer? Read on to find out. Pop!_OS is a relatively new distribution which aims… Read More »Pop!_OS on the Raspberry Pi [Review]
Travel is back. Do you have a plan for what happens if your laptop, with your passwords and banking details and secret projects gets stolen? Read on for a nifty way to mitigate the inconvenience of a lost laptop. Taking Your Laptop on Holiday I… Read More »Linux Tip: Travel Securely with an Encrypted Linux USB Stick
Here are some handy tips to keep in mind when writing your shell scripts in Linux. Shell scripts are a versatile way to automate your workflows in Linux (and MacOS, and now Windows, with the Windows Subsystem for Linux). Shell scripting syntax and behaviour does… Read More »LinuxScrew’s Linux Shell/Bash Scripting Tips