Supernatural - IPython Notebook lets you do more than just program


The IPython Notebook environment offers much more than just the interactive execution of Python instructions. It can seamlessly integrate documents, programs, and tools with ease.

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Dot Before Slash - Basics for running your own scripts


Many Linux beginners stumble over the fact that you need to precede any calls to your own scripts or programs with a ./ combination. What's up with these dot-slashes?

Marek Uliasz, 123RF

Self-Made - Publishing books with LibreOffice, CreateSpace, and KDP


In the past, publishing a book meant sending it to a publishing house. With Amazon's CreateSpace and Kindle Direct Publishing, you can now publish on your own. This article will guide you through the process.

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Weakest Link - Tracking down weak points in your intranet


Finding weak points and problematic configurations in an intranet typically takes a lot of time and effort. Thanks to careful integration into Kali Linux, the OpenVAS and Nmap tools can be genuinely helpful.

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Installation Party - Installing Ubuntu 15.04


Ubuntu 15.04 offers nearly no changes to the installation process. But, just in case you are new to Ubuntu, we'll walk you through upgrading or installing the latest release.

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Privacy First - Anonymous surfing on the Internet


Users who want to surf the Internet anonymously need to consider the Tor network. The Tor browser package offers a simple solution for protecting your personal privacy.

MattTrommer, 123RF

Looking for Traces - Finding differences in PDF documents


If you don't have the right tools, comparing PDF documents for differences can be very cumbersome. We discuss five nifty tools that can help with this task.

Dejan Radic, 123RF

Who's Boss - System V style init and systemd in practice


Both init and systemd can be used to start, monitor, and shut down services on Linux systems, but these utilities differ in terms of configuration and operation.

Csuka Laszlo 123RF

That's Entertainment - Multimedia components and proprietary programs


You can watch movies, play music and place calls over the Internet with ease with Ubuntu. You just have to load the right software packages onto your computer. We present some of our favorite multimedia apps.

SergeyNivens 123rf

Virtual Setup - Linux and the virtual Windows XP machine


We show you how to use VirtualBox to set up a Windows XP virtual machine on your existing Linux system.

Issue #26

Cover Theme: Network Ninja: Run Safe and Smooth Networks

DVD/CD: Linux Mint 17.2 + Kubuntu 15.04

Network Ninja: Keeping your network in shape is not hard... if you have the right tools. We show you how to get started and provide you with some Free and Open apps to manage servers, websites,...

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