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How to learn Python

Wouldn’t it be great to write programs that could automate repetitive tasks? Or do you want to just learn programming? Python is a really good start into the world of coding. In the world of programming, there are a lot of languages to pick from. Some are purpose built for particular tasks, and some are […]

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Easy upgrade to Linux Mint 17

With the recent release of Linux Mint 17, I have seen a few forum threads on how to upgrade from Mint 16 the easiest way possible. Let me share on what I did. I really enjoy how well Mint works. I only started playing with it with Mint 16 (was previously a openSUSE lover …. […]

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Windows XP alternatives

In case you didn’t know it, support for Windows XP by Microsoft ended on April 8, 2014. What are ¬†your alternatives? Let’s have a look at what choices you have. There are two major considerations to take before taking the plunge into learning and using a new operating system. The first is cost (whether you […]

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Intro to Mediawiki

If you ever wanted to create a fairly easy yet powerful database of articles then mediawiki is for you. What is it? If there was one word to describe it, then I would say Wikipedia. What does Wiki mean? The word ‘wiki’ is a Hawaiian word. Wiki-Wiki in Hawaiian means very quick or fast, and […]

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Reset Opensuse root password

Forgotten the root password to your linux system? Don’t want to reinstall and lose your files or are you just plain lazy? Here is an easy way to reset the root password if you ever find yourself in that situation. I must admit, I was surprised how easy it was. I had an old test […]

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