Best Linux Desktop Environments: Strong and Stable

A desktop environment is a collection of disparate components that integrate together. They bundle these components to provide a common graphical user interface with elements such as icons, toolbars, wallpapers, and desktop widgets. Additionally, most desktop environments include a set of integrated applications and utilities.

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Twitter Alerts: A Trick for the Twitter-averse

I’m not a registered Twitter user and have never managed to think of a compelling reason to be one. In fact, the only time I ever really have or want anything to do with Twitter is when some Twitter feed comes up in an internet search. And all I do in those cases is read any relevant text and move on. Recently, however, I became interested in joining a service that sends out invitations periodically on Twitter. Not having an account and not being interested in much of anything else Twitter represents or offers, I’m at a distinct disadvantage in this case. . . .

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How to Install Flask on Ubuntu 18.04

Flask is a free and open source micro web framework for Python designed to help developers build secure, scalable and maintainable web applications. Flask is based on Werkzeug and uses Jinja2 as template engine.

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Tags And Sub-modules – Git Series Part 6

This is the final guide in the Git series. Here, we will be covering two more major features that Git has to offer: tags and sub-modules. If you have been following the previous guides, and other materials, you should have a clearer understanding of what Git is, what it does, how to use it best, and how to troubleshoot. Here is a list of many of the aspects we have covered in this series:

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How to Use Linux SFTP Command to Transfer Files

SFTP (SSH File Transfer Protocol) is a secure file protocol used to access, manage and transfer files over an encrypted SSH transport. When compared with the traditional FTP protocol, SFTP offers all the functionality of FTP, and it is easier to configure.

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How To Install and Configure Nagios on Ubuntu 18.04

Nagios is one of the most popular open source monitoring system. Nagios keeps an inventory of your entire IT infrastructure and ensures your networks, servers, applications, services, and processes are up and running. In case of failure or suboptimal performance Nagios will send notification alerts via various methods.

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