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Fundamental coding principles

Experience in coding is not necessarily about the intricacies of a language but is as much about concepts. Below is a list of concepts that should be applied regardless of the language. DRY coding Don’t Repeat Yourself is a fundamental principal. If there is a temptation to copy and paste a block of code think about how this block…

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Debian/Ubuntu/Mint – Mount a Windows network share

To mount a Windows share using the command line in a Debian based distribution, first ensure that cifs-utils is installed. If it isn’t, run sudo apt install cifs-utils To mount a share, run sudo mount -t cifs -o username=userName,domain=DOMAIN //serverName/shareName /mnt/path replacing userName, DOMAIN, serverName and shareName and the mount path as appropriate. If the Windows workstation/server is not…

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