Top 5 articles of the week: August 17 - 21, 2015

Top 5: Linux command-line email clients, HTTPS, and more

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In this week's Top 5, we highlight the best from the past week on topics like command-line email clients, Turtle graphics, a new My Linux Story, switching to HTTPS, and Imposter Syndrome.

Top 5 articles of the week

5. Be an inspiration, not an impostor

Major Hayden, Principal Architect at Rackspace, offers tips for dealing with Imposter Syndrome, a feeling that's far too common in open source projects.

4. Why every website should switch to HTTPS

Daniel Roesler chats with us about his talk at Texas Linux Fest this year: If you're not using HTTPS, your website is bad, and you should feel bad!

3. How an open-minded sysadmin got me hooked on Linux

In the early 1990s, Andy Thornton's travels to the United States introduced him to Linux—and his life was never the same.

2. Shell-o world: Turtle graphics in Python

Turtle graphics is an easy and fun way to teach kids Python and other programming basics.

1. Top 4 open source command-line email clients

For power users, there's no better way to process large quantities of text than at the command line, and email is no different. Jason Baker takes a look at four great open source terminal email clients for Linux: Mutt, Alpine, Sup, and NotMuch.

Honorable mention

A beautiful, super-thin laptop that makes Fedora shine

Anderson Silva reviews the ASUS Zenbook UX305, an ulta-portable notebook computer that runs Fedora for Linux beautifully.

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