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I’ve spent enough time building VMs in vSphere to know that the first few minutes between starting the VM and getting VMware Tools installed is agonising. Similar to my ‘Copy…

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This is a really old script that I just found in my archive, but it still works all the same. The goal was to write a small script that would…

Python 3 SSH with Paramiko

I have a number of projects which I am currently working on which usually involve a raspberry pi and so other TCP enabled object. One project, in particular, is to…

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Here is a quick guide on how to create an infinite loop in python using a ‘while true’ statement. There are number of reason that you might want to implement…

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There might be a number of reasons to want to prevent your windows screensavers and lock-screens from engaging and in some cases (no doubt yours if you have hit this…

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They say that the long tail page titles are best for SEO, well this one certainly should be up there with the best of them. In this post, I am…

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I have covered changing the default version of python in Debian, however for those looking to Google for a quick fix on Kali, I hope that this reaches you well.…

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Much to my surprise, I found that a fresh install of Ubuntu 19.10 was set to use python 2.7 as the default python instance. I have covered changing the default…

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I have been getting started with python 3 – I want to make this my primary scripting language. One way I like to assist myself whilst I learn the rope…

Debian 9 – Running a python script at boot

There are a number of ways that you can run a python or bash script at system start but I am about to show you possibly the easiest way, using…

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