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Launch AIrVPN without password prompt in linux

AirVPN is a great VPN service that works on many platforms including linux. If you are using their client on linux, you may have found yourself annoyed having to enter your admin password each time you launch the client. There is a way to get around this in linux.

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Adapting Scrapy's images pipeline to use Azure Storage

Although it's not documented, the Scrapy images pipeline supports storing your downloaded images in an Amazon S3 bucket. This is very useful especially when scraping is over distributed nodes and you want a centralized image store.

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