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Ubuntuguide feels that knowledge about these risks is more important than any misguided attempts to "protect the public" by hiding their potential dangers or protect the (K)Ubuntu/Linux image. The original article has therefore been re-created (and subsequently edited) here.) ATTENTION: It is worthwhile to have some basic awareness about malicious commands in Linux. Always be cautious when running one of these (or similar) commands (or downloaded scripts) that have been "recommended" as a solution to a problem you may have with your computer.

It is also worthwhile to always enable a Kubuntu screensaver or Ubuntu screensaver with a password so that a casual passerby is not able to maliciously execute one of these commands from your keyboard while you are away from your computer. Here are some common examples of dangerous commands that should raise a red flag. 8 Useful and Interesting Bash Prompts.

Many people don’t think of their command prompt as a particularly useful thing, or even pay it much attention.

8 Useful and Interesting Bash Prompts

To me, this is a bit of a shame, as a useful prompt can change the way you use the command line. Well I’ve scoured the Interwebs looking for the best, most useful, or sometimes most amusing bash prompts. Here, in no particular order, are the ones I’d be most likely to use on my computers. Note – to use any of these prompts, you can copy & paste the “PS1=” line directly into your terminal. To make the change permanent, paste the line to the end of your ~/.bashrc file. 1. This prompt is probably the most amusing one on the list, but remains useful. Example: Code: 0. Introductions and Expectations. Training, Videos, Tools, Resources, Learning. Programming Methodology - Download free content from Stanford. Custom Toolbar Buttons Maker.

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This tutorial is available as a short ebook. The e-book features extra content from follow-up posts on various Python best practices, all in a convenient, self-contained format. All future updates are free for people who purchase it. Preliminary fluff So, you want to learn the Python programming language but can't find a concise and yet full-featured tutorial. Properties Python is strongly typed (i.e. types are enforced), dynamically, implicitly typed (i.e. you don't have to declare variables), case sensitive (i.e. var and VAR are two different variables) and object-oriented (i.e. everything is an object).

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