Tag: unix

Total 20 Posts

Introduction to Bash


The most common interactions with a computer nowadays are done through a Graphical User Interface (GUI). Before GUIs existed, users would interact with a computer via shell programs, a Command Line Interface (CLI) to run other programs. Despite the ubiquity of GUIs, interacting with a computer via a CLI

Continue Reading

Follow Redirects in cURL

The cURL utility is a command line program often bundled with Unix/Linux distributions and Mac OSX operating systems. It allows you to send just about any type of HTTP request via the command line, which is great for many things, ranging from posting data to a REST API to

Continue Reading

Handling Unix Signals in Python

UNIX/Linux systems offer special mechanisms to communicate between each individual process. One of these mechanisms are signals, and belong to the different methods of communication between processes (Inter Process Communication, abbreviated with IPC).

In short, signals are software interrupts that are sent to the program (or the process) to

Continue Reading