It’s well known that videos are not nearly as easy to save from a website as things like images or text. Although web browsers do not feature a default way to save videos directly to our hard drive, open source projects like
youtube-dl fill this gap quite nicely.
The purpose of this tutorial is to mount NTFS on Linux. NTFS stands for New Technology File System and is created by Microsoft for use on their Windows operating systems. It doesn’t see much use on Linux systems, but has been the default file system on Windows for many years. Linux users are probably used to seeing drives with the ext4 file system, which is normally the default and definitely the most widespread in the Linux world.
If you want to run Ubuntu Linux on your system but you already have Windows 10 installed and don’t want to give it up completely, you have a couple of options. One option is to run Ubuntu inside of a virtual machine on Windows 10, and the other option is to create a dual boot system. Both options have their pros and cons. A big advantage of a dual boot system is that both operating systems will have direct access to your computer’s hardware – no virtualized hardware and unnecessary overhead.
The purpose of this tutorial is to host a simple web server using only Python on a Linux system. This produces a very lightweight web server and works well to host a microservice, a browser-based file manager, or to test a website without deploying a full web server such as Apache or NGINX.