Linked by Eugenia Loli on Fri 14th Sep 2007 23:08 UTC
General Development As a system administrator, you run across numerous challenges and problems. Managing users, disk space, processes, devices, and backups can cause many system administrators to lose their hair, good humor, or sanity. Shell scripts can help, but they often have frustrating limitations. This is where a full-featured scripting language, such as Python, can turn a tedious task into an easy one. Python is a scripting language that looks like it was made for system administrators.
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in some ways, I hate python
by jokhva on Fri 14th Sep 2007 23:19 UTC
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2007-09-14

the first time i ran across python as system scripts was in a fresh gentoo install. it crashed each time i tried to proceed....

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