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Frank Hofmann

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IT developer, trainer, and author. Coauthor of the Debian Package Management Book (<a href="http://www.dpmb.org/">http://www.dpmb.org/</a>).

Symbolic Links in Unix/Linux

Different file systems in the UNIX/Linux universe allow a variety of entries such as regular files, directories, sockets, named pipes, and links. In this article I will explain to you what links are, which types of links exist, how to create a symbolic link, and how to detect broken

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Parallel Processing in Python

Introduction

When you start a program on your machine it runs in its own "bubble" which is completely separate from other programs that are active at the same time. This "bubble" is called a process, and comprises everything which is needed to manage this program call.

For example, this so-called

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