FAQ Updates: June/11/2012

Posted on in Categories Sys admin last updated June 11, 2012

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FAQ Updates รขโ‚ฌโ€œ June/26/2011

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Access Google Calendar From Linux / UNIX / Mac OS X Command Line Interface

Posted on in Categories Download of the day, Linux, OS X, Shell scripting, UNIX last updated October 2, 2007

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 ssh session ๐Ÿ˜€

gcalcli is a Python application that allows you to access you Google Calendar from a command line. It’s easy to get your agenda, search for events, and quickly add new events. Additionally gcalcli can be used as a reminder service to execute any application you want.

Current Features

  1. List your calendars
  2. Show an agenda using a specified start/end time and date
  3. Search for calendar events
  4. “Quick add” new calendar events to your default calendar
  5. Run as a cron job and execute a command for reminders
  6. Work against specific calendars (default, owner, read-only)
  7. Color support
  8. unicode support

Download Google Calendar Command Line Interface

=> Visit official project page here

Linux / UNIX: Determine where a binary command is stored / located on file system

Posted on in Categories FreeBSD, Howto, Linux, Solaris, UNIX last updated August 29, 2007

You can use “type” or “whereis” command to find out which command shell executes and to print binary (command) file location for specified command.

whereis command example

Display ls command location along with man page path:
whereis ls
Output:
ls: /bin/ls /usr/share/man/man1p/ls.1p.gz /usr/share/man/man1/ls.1.gz

type command example

Find out which command the shell executes:
type -a ls
Output:
ls is aliased to `ls –color=tty’
ls is /bin/ls

Related: How Linux or UNIX Understand which program to run – PART I and How BASH Shell Command Search Sequence Works

nixCraft FAQ Roundup June 19, 2007

Posted on in Categories FAQ last updated June 19, 2007

Recently updated/posted Linux and UNIX FAQ (mostly useful to Linux/UNIX new administrators or users) :