Irssi Text-based chat with Irssi

Feb 28, 2006

The Irssi console chat utility is powerful yet frugal with resources. And Irssi’s scripting features make it a giant among chat tools.

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Bash Tuning Script tuning in Bash

Feb 28, 2006

In the old days, shells were capable of little more than calling external programs and executing basic, internal commands. With all the bells and whistles in the latest versions of Bash, however, you hardly need the support of external tools.

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Scripting Secrets Intro New tools and techniques for scripting in Linux

Feb 28, 2006

Even the experts know there is always more to learn about scripting. In this month's cover story, we'll show you the Google Maps API, a networking framework for Python, and some other fine tools.

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Command Line: Ispell and Aspell The Ispell and Aspell command line spellcheckers

Jan 31, 2006

Nobody is safe from typos and jumbled up words. Spellcheckers like Ispell and Aspell keep the letters in the right places.

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Fortune Fortune cookies for Linux

Jan 31, 2006

Fortune brings you a saying or a joke when you launch a terminal

session. Or you can attach a fortune to your email signature to

brighten up your messges.

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Command Line: Wget FTP Downloads and website mirroring with Wget

Dec 31, 2005

Wget downloads files and even whole websites from the command line.

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Dec 31, 2005
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Command Line: gzip, bzip2, tar gzip, bzip2 and tar

Nov 30, 2005

A short command is all it takes to pack your data or extract it from an archive.

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