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Montréal-Python 59: Call for speakers

Montreal Python - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 23:00

September is back and it's for the Montreal Python community to gather again and share exciting new technologies and projects. This month, our friends from Ubisoft are welcoming us into their offices and are going to present to us how they are using Python and how they scaling it at large to powered some of their games.

We are also looking for speakers. It's your opporunity to submit your talk, write us at


Ubisoft Offices 5480 St-Dominique Montréal, H2T 1V4


Tuesday, September 27th 2016 at 6pm


The doors are going to be open but you can always let us know if you are coming on our meetup at the following address:

We’d like to thank our sponsors for their continued support:

  • Ubisoft
  • UQÀM
  • Bénélux
  • Outbox
  • Savoir-faire Linux
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Contrast Security's Contrast Enterprise

Linux Journal - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 08:30

The phrase with which Contrast Security describes the one-of-a-kind protection provided by the new Contrast Enterprise is "continuous application security". more>>

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illusive networks' Deceptions Everywhere

Linux Journal - Mon, 08/29/2016 - 06:11

illusive networks' bread and butter is its deception cybersecurity technology called Deceptions Everywhere whose approach is to neutralize targeted attacks and Advanced Persistent Threats by creating a deceptive layer across the entire network. more>>

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Happy Birthday Linux

Linux Journal - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 01:19

Linux turns 25 today. That's four years older than Linus was when he invented it. That means Linus has spent more of his life with Linux than he did without it. more>>

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ContainerCon Vendors Offer Flexible Solutions for Managing All Your New Micro-VMs

Linux Journal - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 18:15

As you might expect, this week's LinuxCon and ContainerCon 2016, held in Toronto, is heavy on the benefits and pitfalls of deploying containers, but several vendors aim to come to the rescue with flexible tools to manage it all. more>>

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Updates from LinuxCon and ContainerCon, Toronto, August 2016

Linux Journal - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 08:00
The Future of Linux: Continuing to Inspire Innovation and Openness

The first 25 years of Linux has transformed the world, not just computing, and the next 25 years will continue to see more growth in the Open Source movement, The Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin said during the opening keynote of LinuxCon/ContainerCon in Toronto on Monday, August 22, 2016. more>>

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NVMe over Fabrics Support Coming to the Linux 4.8 Kernel

Linux Journal - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 11:15

The Flash Memory Summit recently wrapped up its conferences in Santa Clara, California, and only one type of Flash technology stole the show: NVMe over Fabrics (NVMeF). From the many presentations and company announcements, it was obvious NVMeF was the topic that most interested the attendees. more>>

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What I Wish I’d Known When I Was an Embedded Linux Newbie

Linux Journal - Thu, 08/18/2016 - 13:00

This article is sponsored by Technologic Systems. more>>

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Linux Journal - Wed, 08/17/2016 - 15:00

Serious practitioners of data science use the full scientific method, starting with a question and a hypothesis, followed by an exploration of the data to determine whether the hypothesis holds up. more>>

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Juniper Systems' Geode

Linux Journal - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 16:55

Juniper Systems' new Geode rugged sub-meter GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) receiver collects real-time professional-grade data but is intuitive enough for novices. Designed foremost for versatility, the Geode features one-button simplicity and can be paired with any of Juniper Systems' rugged handhelds as well as a wide range of Android devices. more>>

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Analyzing Data

Linux Journal - Mon, 08/15/2016 - 10:30

My first Web-related job was in 1995, developing Web applications for a number of properties at Time Warner. When I first started there, we had a handful of programmers and managers handling all of the tasks. But over time, as happens in all growing companies and organizations, we started to specialize. more>>

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Sous-Chef (Meals-on wheels) Final Sprint!

Montreal Python - Sat, 08/13/2016 - 23:00

Join us on August 25th and contribute to the final sprint of Sous-chef, the new management platform of Santropol Roulant. They need our help to get the best tools to manage and deliver food to people with disabilities and difficulties.

This platform will be at the heart of their service and it's entirely based on Django. The project needs volunteers who would like give a hand by contributing to their open platform and pursuing it's development.

It's an opportunity to complete some tasks of the project (, and to get to know what the people of Santropol are doing. Although knowledge of Django is necessary to participate, you don't have to be an expert! Don't be afraid and join us.

Food will be prepared and served by the people from Santropol to the volunteers of the event!

This free event is co-organized by Santropol roulant, Montreal Python, Savoir-Faire Linux, PyLadies Montréal, Montréal Django, .

The event will be bilingual.


Thursday, Auguest 25th, doors are opening at 6pm (Everything start 6:30pm)


Santropol Roulant


Please grab a ticket on our meetup at the following url:

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SourceClear's Commit Watcher

Linux Journal - Fri, 08/12/2016 - 06:00

Someone accidentally commits private AWS keys to an open-source project and ends up handing candy to a bitcoin miner. more>>

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All about printf

Linux Journal - Thu, 08/11/2016 - 05:00

In my last article, "Fancy Tricks for Changing Numberic Base", I explored the surprising ability of the Linux shell to convert numeric bases on the fly, including this sweet little snippet that converts FF hexadecimal into decimal notation: $ echo $(( 0xFF )) 255 more>>

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Blender for Visual Effects

Linux Journal - Wed, 08/10/2016 - 10:00

Video editing and visual effects are two closely related fields. They're also dominated by expensive proprietary software. There are open-source alternatives to some of these packages, and some of them stand up very well by comparison. more>>

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New Version of GParted

Linux Journal - Tue, 08/09/2016 - 08:00

Back in my Windows days, disk maintenance was a task that filled me with dread. I remember the endless hours spent scanning, defragmenting and scanning again. more>>

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Snapchat, for Hoarders

Linux Journal - Mon, 08/08/2016 - 10:30

I like Snapchat, but if I'm being totally honest, it's not something I use every day. I like it because my kids send me goofy pictures and videos, and it makes me happy that they think to include me in their Snapchatty world. more>>

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Tor Is Released

Linux Journal - Fri, 08/05/2016 - 12:00

The latest version of the Tor project was released this week, offering greater security and anonymity to individuals and organizations. Here's why you should care. more>>

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A New Project for Linux at 25

Linux Journal - Thu, 08/04/2016 - 05:00

John McPhee says his books on geology could all be compressed to a single statement: the summit of Mt. Everest is marine limestone. We can do the same for Linux with this one: is hosted on Linux. more>>

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SUSE Enterprise Storage

Linux Journal - Wed, 08/03/2016 - 14:44

The conundrum for many enterprise-level businesses is that the demand for data storage is significantly outpacing the shrinking price for storage. The upshot for many is that budgets for storage are growing fast more>>

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