Command Line: CD Images mkisofs, mount, md5sum

Jun 01, 2005

Before you burn a data CD in Linux, you need an ISO image – mkisofs

helps you create an Iso image. To save disks, you might like to check

the image before you burn it with md5sum.

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Command Line: Browsers Command-line browsers Lynx, Links, and w3m

May 01, 2005

If you’re working at the command line and you need to reach the

Internet, or if you just want to convert an HTML file into neatly formatted

ASCII text, try a text-based web browser.

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Command Line: tr & dos2unix Using tr and dos2unix

Apr 01, 2005

The tr tool is a real wizard. This simple command lets you replace strings in text files. Whether you are replacing letters or just removing whitespace, you will be amazed at tr‘s versatility.

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Command Line: sort Organizing Lists with the sort Command

Mar 01, 2005

sort helps you organize file lists and program

output. And if you like, you can even use this small

but powerful tool to merge and sort multiple files.

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Command Line Creating Manpages with groff

Feb 01, 2005

Do have difficulty remembering

command syntax? It often pays to

check the manpage. In this issue of

Command Line,we look at how to

create your own manpages,and

how to convert manpages to other

formats.

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Command Line Converting Audio Formats

Jan 01, 2005

The command line swings. In this

issue of “Command Line”we investigate

how you can grab tracks from

audio CDs and convert sound files to

other formats. No matter whether

you choose wav,MP3 or Ogg Vorbis,

you can rely on the shell to convert

your files.

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