To syntax check Python code before executing, I use flake8. And when coding in the Vim editor, I use the vim-flake8 plugin that allows me to hit \<F7> to quickly check for errors in the file I'm currently working in.
python vim syntax
While I was writing a Python tool to wrap C Gdb so I could fetch some info out of it automatically, I ran into the issue that it reads the terminal size (lines x columns) to adjust its output.
python winch tty
As of this writing, Debian testing (stretch) contains Asterisk version 13.1.0. The Debian source as GIT repository is here: https://anonscm.debian.org/git/pkg-voip/asterisk.git (browse)
packaging asterisk debian
I was wondering how easy it was to encrypt files before rsyncing them away to the backup machine.
encryption backups security
Here, an awesome shell one-liner to find which process uses the most files, relative to its max-open-files soft limit.
zabbix monitoring linux