The sys admin’s daily grind: Terminator

Friend or Foe?

Article from Issue 126/2011

Friends are all about friendship – names and appearances typically don’t play any role at all. Sys admin Charly’s friend the Terminator is a convincing example.

I work with it almost daily, and we’ve even spent many nights together: the Terminator. Of course, I don’t mean the cyborg character from the movie of that name. The Terminator that I’m talking about is a useful tool for arranging terminals, and I’ve been using it for some time now as a stand-in for the Gnome shell.

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