Application developers will often choose Flatpak as a medium for packaging and distributing their software. Flatpak allows developers to make their software available across all types of Linux systems without having to publish individual installers to satisfy the requirements of each distribution. App developers can also utilize Flatpak’s distribution system which relies on software repositories; it is rather easy to host your own or upload your work to a renowned Flatpak remote.
As an application developer, you may be interested in packaging and distributing your work through Flatpak. Lots of developers choose to use Flatpak because it allows them to deploy their application across a variety of different Linux system, without needing to worry about individual dependencies and differences between distributions. There are also many public software repositories, like FlatHub, where you can upload your work and not need to worry about hosting it yourself.
When programming in Python, escape characters can be used in order to tell the compiler that it should treat the next character or characters differently. For example, we can tell Python to print a quote
" as an actual quote character, rather than interpreting it to be part of the Python code. Other special characters like
\t can create TAB spaces, and
\n can create new lines. In this tutorial, you will see a list of Python escape sequence characters and examples that you can use on a Linux system.
Ordinarily, Flatpak is utilized by querying online repositories for software to download and install. Installing an application from a repository (like FlatHub) means that it is very easy to maintain updates for the application and others that have been installed via Flatpak. However, Flatpak also gives us the option to install individual applications with the
In this tutorial, you will learn how to connect to WiFi from command line on Ubuntu using Netplan. While this method can be used on Ubuntu desktop systems with a GUI, it is especially useful if you’re running a headless Ubuntu 20.04 system like a Raspberry Pi or need to connect to Wifi on Ubuntu Server. Follow along with us below as we connect to a WiFi on command line via SSID and network key.
In this tutorial we will see how to use bash arrays and perform fundamental operations on them. Bash, the
Bourne Again Shell, it’s the default shell on practically all major Linux distributions: it is really powerful and can be also considered as a programming language, although not as sophisticated or feature-reach as Python or other “proper” languages. Furthermore, Bash scripting is a must-have skill for any Linux system administration job.
It’s possible to reset Kali Linux password in the event that you are no longer able to login to the root user account. This happens if you haven’t logged in for a while and have since forgot Kali Linux password. In case you have not already tried, the default Kali password for root user is
toor (root backwards) on VMWare and live images. Try logging in with this password before resetting the Kali Linux password.
Environment variables in the Bash shell can be accessed or set using a C++ program. This is facilitated by the
putenv() functions defined in the C/C++
stdlib.h library. Environmental variable expansion is a great feature of a Linux shell as it enables programmers and users to rely on the environment settings of each user separately. C++
getenv() will read all exported environmental variables and
putenv() will set existing or create new variables.
The Yocto Project allows users to create custom Linux distributions for emedded and IoT software. It is an open source project, calloborated on by the Linux foundation and other big names in the tech industry. Its big advantage is that it can work on a variety of architectures including some that are not as mainstream or widespread, like ARM, MIPS, PowerPC, x86, and x86-64.
PyCharm is a graphical IDE (integrated development environment) that can be installed on Ubuntu Desktop. Many Python programmers enjoy using PyCharm because it can be used to analyze code, debug programs, and is integrated with Git and other version control systems, as well as web development applications. PyCharm is developed by JetBrains. It is free and open source, or at least the community edition is.
The environment variables on a Linux system contain changing values that are referenced mainly by scripts and system programs. Environment variables differ from shell variables, because they can be accessed by any user or process across the entire system. In this tutorial, you will learn how to print environment variables on Linux.