Improve productivity with zsh, rugged DevOps tools, Python libraries, vim, shell dotfile, Linux commands, and more

Improve productivity with zsh, rugged DevOps tools, Python libraries, vim, shell dotfile, Linux commands, and more

We round up reader-favorites from the past week.

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Top 10 (September 3-9)

Here are our most popular articles from the past week:

These Python libraries make it easy to scratch that personal project itch.
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Has it been ten years since last you used Windows, or ten seconds?

Use these tools to build security testing into the software development process.
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The zsh shell offers countless options and features. Here are 5 ways to boost your efficiency from...
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These 20+ useful commands will enhance your experience using the vi editor.
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Manage your applications throughout their lifecycles with these key commands.

Learn how to use configuration files to improve your work environment.
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I first used and contributed to free and open source software in 1993, and since then I've been an...
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In July 2017, Adobe sounded the death knell for its Flash Media Player, announcing it would end...

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences teams with the Linux Foundation to launch the...

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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.