An alias is nothing but shortcut to commands. The alias command allows user to launch any command or group of commands (including options and filenames) by entering a single word. Use alias command to display list of all defined aliases. You can add user defined aliases to ~/.bashrc file. You can cut down typing time with these aliases, work smartly, and increase productivity at the command prompt.
OpenOffice.org (OOo) is a freely available, full-featured office suite. OOo is both a software product and a community of volunteers that produces and supports the software. However, new users may get lost while finding help, support and productivity enhancing extensions. This blog post covers OOo new user orientation to to discover support, tutorials, community insights, templates, clip art, extensions, and blogs for OOo.
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Updated openoffice.org packages to correct two security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4.
This is great post by Stevey Drunken about mastering Emacs text editor which is quite quite popular among UNIX hackers, computer programmers and power users: Emacs is the world’s best text editor. It’s not just the best for editing program source; it’s the best for any kind of text-editing. Mastering Emacs will make you more [...]
I use Google Calendar exclusively. However to access this product you need to use a web browser. There is nice program called gcalcli (Google Calendar Command Line Interface) which allows to access Google Calendar from bash shell. Now I can see an agenda using a specified start/end time and date from a shell prompt over [...]