It is late and I decided to code a simple TCP server in pure Python. But what is a server? Anything that receives connection from other computers called clients is called a server. This server keeps the connection open and waits for clients to connect. Python is rich in libraries and the socket library will […]
Well that title is not entirely true. But wouldn’t it be great if it were. There’s a keen market just waiting to be flooded by keen Linux programmers and hackers alike. Those little black or white boxes that make a small appearance in almost any gamers lounge room. Yes that’s right. I am referring to […]
Fanboy. Tin foil hat. They are both common accusations that are thrown between fellow Linux users. Often intended as a joke, yet sometimes with some serious amount of truth behind it. The most common users that usually get this sort of words thrown at them are Linux users. The unknowing and general public are usually […]
It was the year 2001. And the world of Windows users were in high levels of anticipation for the arrival of Microsoft’s newest operating system update, Windows XP. It would pick up from where its predecessor, Windows 2000, could not proceed any further. At the time of release, Windows XP created quite a stir and […]
According to NVIDIA there is a major vulnerability in their UNIX/Linux driver that every Linux user should be aware of. Especially now, that most of us play Steam games using proprietary drivers, this is quite dangerous and you should pay attention. Thankfully, this vulnerability was identified by NVIDIA, thus there are no known reports of […]
I have installed Slackware Linux version 13.37 and have updated it to the latest version. How did I this? First, add to /etc/slackpkg/mirrors the 14.0 repository. In performed this: http://ftp.nluug.nl/os/Linux/distr/slackware/slackware64-14.0/ Now to sync and update the packages: # slackpkg check-updates # slackpkg upgrade-all (K)eep the old files and consider .new files later (O)verwrite all old […]
What’s MariaDB : is an community-developed fork of the MySQL relational database management system, the impetus being the community maintenance of its free status under the GNU GPL, as opposed to any uncertainty of MySQL license status under its current ownership by Oracle. The contributors are required to share their copyright with Monty Program AB.
Let’s face it, Ubuntu cops a lot of criticism. From beginners, Linux veterans, developers and even Ubuntu enthusiasts. We’ve all been critical to Ubuntu Linux at some point. Whether the Ubuntu Developers pump out a good, bad or average release; the online criticism comes in thick and fast from all angles of the internet. With […]
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