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

Apr 30, 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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DeskTOPia: WMI WMI and the reincarnation of the keyboard

Apr 30, 2005

WMI is a lean and fast window manager with good

support for keyboard control.

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Ktools: Basket Storing, sorting, and filing with KDE’s Basket

Apr 30, 2005

If you tend to collect information and then forget where you put it, a

KDE tool called Basket may be just what you need. Basket is a

handy container for documents, notes, images, sounds, graphs,

spreadsheets, and other files you may want to find later.

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KDE Image Menu (Kim) Converting images with Kim

Apr 30, 2005

With a Konqueror-integrated service menu called Kim, you can modify and manipulate image files through a handy context menu.

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Hotplugging Hotplugging with Udev, HAL, and D-Bus

Mar 31, 2005

Hardware which just works is what every user wants. Current Linux distributions go a long way to fulfilling that dream. In this article, we will be investigating how the hotplug system works.

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Command Line: tr & dos2unix Using tr and dos2unix

Mar 31, 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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Gentoo File Manager Exploring the Gentoo File Manager

Mar 31, 2005

KDE users choose Konqueror, Gnomers use Nautilus, and commandline

fans extol the virtues of Midnight Commander. Gentoo gives you

the best of all these worlds – a desktop independent file manager.

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Ktools: KVocTrain Learning Vocabulary with KVocTrain

Mar 31, 2005

Modern language-teaching may focus on context, but

without a good range of basic words, you’ll be lost when

you try the language outside the classroom. KVocTrain

helps you build your foreign vocabulary.

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