Resetting lost Linux root passwords, a history of bad passwords, Python, Ruby, classroom solutions, and more

Resetting lost Linux root passwords, a history of bad passwords, Python, Ruby, classroom solutions, and more

Here's what was most popular on Opensource.com the week of April 30-May 6.

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Our hottest articles last week included contributions from PyCon and Red Hat Summit speakers. Read on to see what was most popular on Opensource.com the week of April 30-May 6:

  1. Elegant solutions for everyday Python problems, by Nina Zakharenko
  2. Reset a lost root password in less than 5 minutes, by Curt Warfield
  3. By the numbers: Python community trends in 2017/2018, by Ewa Jodlowska
  4. CorvOS: A custom, Linux-based solution for the classroom, by Charlie Reisinger
  5. Create a Linux desktop application with Ruby, by Lazarus Lazaridis
  6. How a university network assistant used Linux in the 90s, by Alan Formy-Duval
  7. A brief history of bad passwords, by Kyle Rankin (video)
  8. 9 ways to improve collaboration between developers and designers, by Jason Brock and Jason Porter
  9. Building a data pipeline with testing in mind, by Jiaqi Liu
  10. PCGen: An easy way to generate RPG characters, by Seth Kenlon

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Rikki Endsley - Rikki Endsley is a community manager and editor for Opensource.com. In the past, she worked as the community evangelist on the Open Source and Standards (OSAS) team at Red Hat; a freelance tech journalist; community manager for the USENIX Association; associate publisher of Linux Pro Magazine, ADMIN, and Ubuntu User; and as the managing editor of Sys Admin magazine and UnixReview.com. Follow her on Twitter at: @rikkiends.