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Python programming related tutorial, howtos, tips, and hacks under Unix like operating systems with special focus on sys admin tasks ( rss feed ).

Python For Loop Examples

How and when do I use for loops under Python programming language?
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HowTo: Python Convert a String Into Integer

How do I convert a string such as x='12345' to an integer (int) under Python programming language? How can I parse python string to integer?
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Python Run External Command And Get Output On Screen or In Variable

I am a new Python user. I wanted to run a Linux or Unix external program. For example, I would like to call an external program called /bin/date with my python script and get the output on screen or store in a variable. How do I display such output and exit status (return code) of /bin/date program using a Python script?
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gedit: Add Python / C++ Autocomplete Support

How do I add Autocomplete support to gedit text editor under Linux Gnome desktop operating systems?
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HowTo: Find Python Version

How do I find out python programming language version under UNIX / *BSD / Linux / Apple OS X operating systems?
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Debian / Ubuntu Linux Apache mod_python Configuration

I've installed a Web server (Apache2) and like to use Python interpreter correctly. How do I configure mod_python under Debian or Ubuntu Linux running Apache server version 2.x?
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Hello World In Python Tutorial

How do I write my first program in python? How do I print "hello world" message in Python?
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Red Hat / Centos Install Denyhosts To Block SSH Attacks / Hacking

How do I block and stop attacks on ssh server under CentOS Linux or Red Hat Enterprise Linux server 5.x?
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