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The Best Linux Distros

The Best Linux Distros
On this page you will find the best Linux distros for various purposes. We've taken the effort to categorize them and picked only those we believe to be the best ones and which will most likely be useful to you. One of the most popular general-use distributions with one of the largest selections of software. Based on: Debian The most cutting-edge general-use distribution on a 6-month release cycle. A stable, general-use distribution for everyone that excels in enterprise environments. openSUSE includes a few different defaults such as it's package manager and the KDE desktop environment. One of the most stable and best Linux distros in existence, with a large selection of software. A highly-customized distribution that includes many features out-of-the-box that other distributions do not, including codecs. A simple and elegant distribution which is entirely compatible with Ubuntu. A general-purpose distribution that is centered around machine-specific optimization. Related:  LINUX

All the Best Linux Cheat Sheets Linux Security Quick Reference Guide - An awesome security checklist reference IP Tables - If you are interested in Linux firewalls this is a must have TCPDump - Great cheat sheet to an awesome security tool Wireshark Filters - An awesome list of filters for the best packet sniffing utility IP Access Lists - Cheat sheet for IP Access Lists Common Ports - In case you don’t have all common ports memorized netcat - Reference to the swiss army knife of networking

TRIZ - A powerful methodology for creative problem-solving - Creativity techniques from MindTools A Powerful Methodology for Creative Problem Solving How could the idea of these Russian Dolls be applied to retailing? © iStockphoto/BomBeR_irk Projects of all kinds frequently reach a point where as much analysis as possible has been carried out, but the way forward is still unclear. Progress seems blocked, and if the project team is to move forward, it must develop creative solutions to the problems it faces. You'll already know about techniques such as brainstorming , which can help with this sort of situation. TRIZ is a problem solving methodology based on logic, data and research, not intuition. About TRIZ "TRIZ" is the (Russian) acronym for the "Theory of Inventive Problem Solving." TRIZ is spreading into corporate use across several parallel paths – it is increasingly common in Six Sigma processes, in project management and risk management systems, and in organizational innovation initiatives. Generalized Solutions Problems and solutions are repeated across industries and sciences.

XplanetFX xplanetFX est une application permettant de bénéficier d’un magnifique fond d’écran de la terre en temps réel sur laquelle j’avais publié un premier billet en janvier 2011 expliquant comment l’installer dans Ubuntu puis un deuxième en février 2011 pour présenter les nouvelles fonctionnalités. Ce troisième billet vous propose d’installer ce fond d’écran dans Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Cette version s’enrichit de nouveaux thèmes téléchargeables directement à partir de l’application, vous devriez donc trouvez facilement celui qui vous correspond le mieux. xplanetFX n’étant pas disponible dans les dépôts officiels d’Ubuntu, vous ne devez suivre les explications suivantes qu’en toute connaissance de cause. Pour installer xplanetFX dans Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, ouvrez un terminal et, afin de télécharger l’application dans sa dernière mouture, entrez la commande : wget Une fois ce téléchargement terminé, lancez l’installation à l’aide de la commande :

Logiciels Libres Nouvelles notices Live_Raizo Live-Raizo est un Live-USB Linux Debian Wheezy destiné à l’expérimentation de l’administration système et la configuration de réseau. | FR | TUX 15 juin 2015 DirectNews_France Logiciel qui vous notifiera des derniers articles de journaux parus sur le web [ Ajouter une notice ] Quelques indispensables DEBIAN SQUEEZE La distribution de référence du monde GNU/Linux | TUX maj : 3 janvier 2012 HTTrack Un excellent aspirateur de sites Web multiplateformes et Libre ! [ Tout le best-of ] Informations complémentaires Framasoft needs you ! Vous trouverez ici une liste de logiciels qui ont fait acte de candidature et qui n’attendent que vous pour réussir avec brio l’examen d’entrée dans notre annuaire. Notices mises à jour Live_Raizo Live-Raizo est un Live-USB Linux Debian Wheezy destiné à l’expérimentation de l’administration système et la configuration de réseau [ Mettre à jour une notice ] Informations générales Juste une image Cheer Creative Commons BY

10 Commands Every Linux Newbie Should Know - Part 1 Newbies always think Linux distros are hard or difficult to understand so far as the terminal is concerned. Most of them nearly went back to the operating system they were using previously. But got used to the system since there are people in the community who are always ready to help newbies. Almost every Linux geek today have gone through the same thing and knows how it feels to be in the shoes of a newbie. Since they (advanced users) were also helped by others to get used to things as newbies, the cycle continues. Today am going to show any Linux newbie who is finding things very difficult with the terminal. NOTE: The angle brackets (< and >) in this tutorial are not part of the commands. 1. whoami The command above when separated into individual words reads “Who am I”. enock@enock-pc:~$ whoamienock 2. ls ls is used to list the contents of a directory. 3. mkdir mkdir is used to create a new directory (new folder) ie. mkdir <directoryname> 4. pwd enock@enock-pc:~$ pwd/home/enock 5. mv 6. man

A Quick, Painless Tutorial on the Python Language - StumbleUpon Norman Matloff University of California, Davis June 17, 2008 ©2003-2008, N. Contents What Are Scripting Languages? Languages like C and C++ allow a programmer to write code at a very detailed level which has good execution speed (especially in the case of C). The term scripting language has never been formally defined, but here are the typical characteristics: Used often for system administration, Web programming, text processing, etc. Why Python? The first really popular scripting language was Perl. Advocates of Python, often called pythonistas, say that Python is so clear and so enjoyable to write in that one should use Python for all of one's programming work, not just for scripting work. Background Needed Anyone with even a bit of programming experience should find the material through Section 8 to be quite accessible. The material beginning with Section 10 will feel quite comfortable to anyone with background in an object-oriented programming (OOP) language such as C++ or Java. Approach

Clapico's Blog WinLibre - Logiciels libres et gratuits pour Windows What's The Difference Between Linux Distributions If They're All Linux? [MakeUseOf Explains] When a user is first introduced to Linux, they might be told they’re using Linux, but they’ll quickly learn that it’s called something else. Yes, Ubuntu, Fedora, Linux Mint, Debian, openSUSE, and so many others are all variants of Linux, or “Linux distributions”. That’s cool and all, but if you give it a little thought, you’ll be asking yourself why there are so many different distributions in existence, especially if they’re all Linux anyway. Windows has multiple editions, but they aren’t marketed as entirely separate operating systems, Mac OS X only has a single variant (at least for the desktop). So why are there so many different Linux distributions? The Linux Kernel Since all Linux distributions are still considered to be Linux, that means there’s at least something that they have in common, and that would be the Linux kernel. That’s why it’s important to keep the kernel updated or to compile the kernel yourself if you have special needs. System Technologies Desktop Environments

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Linux Environment Variables - Linux Commands LINUX CLASSES - THE BASICS Environment Variables Environment variables in the bash shell help you in several ways. Certain built-in variables change the shell in ways that make your life a little easier, and you can define other variables to suit your own purposes. · HOME defines the home directory for a user. · PATH defines a list of directories to search through when looking for a command to execute. To list the current values of all environment variables, issue the command env or list a specific variable with the echo command, prefixing the variable n ame with a dollar sign (the second line shows the result of the echo command): echo $HOME/home/hermie You've already learned how to customize your shell prompt with the PS1 variable. Understanding the Path Variable As in DOS, the shell uses the PATH variable to locate a command. echo $PATH/bin:/usr/bin:/usr/local/bin When you enter a command, the shell looks in each of the directories specified in PATH to try to find it. PATH=$PATH:$HOME/bin

Matériel OpenSource (OpenHardware) Cet article donne une définition du Matériel OpenSource (OSHW - OpenSource Hardware) et indique son intérêt pour la Recherche. Open Source Hardware (OSHW) Introduction et philosophie Le Matériel OpenSource (OSHW - OpenSource Hardware) est un terme qui regroupe des produits tangibles — machines, dispositifs ou toutes choses physiques — dont les plans ont été rendus publics d’une telle façon que quiconque puisse les fabriquer, modifier, distribuer et les utiliser. Le but de cette définition est de donner des lignes directrices pour le développement et l’évaluation de licences pour du Matériel OpenSource. Il est important de noter que le matériel est différent des logiciels, puisque les ressources physiques pour la création des biens physiques doivent être toujours disponibles. Ces propos pouvant paraître complexes ils se doivent d'être illustrés. Il est donc fondamental d'expliquer en quoi cette approche est inefficace. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. Pertinence de la démarche :

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