PYTHON AND GIT ON WINDOWS

I do most of my development under Linux so I have python out of the box and git is only an apt install away. But recently a colleague needed to generate configs based on templates built by yours truly (Jinja2 syntax) so I pointed him at my gencfg script on GitHub. What I realized only later was that he only had a Windows machine and no idea how to create an environment to fetch repositories, install dependencies and run python scripts. Let's fix that.

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PSA: HOW TO DISTRUST A ROOT CERTIFICATE

Let's say something prompted you to no longer trust a certain Certificate Authority (CA) and you wanted to make sure your OS stops trusting certificates issued by them as well. You could say it was linked to a recent Internet blunder, but I couldn't possibly comment.

Before going further, be mindful of the changes you make, as they ...

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