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  • Entering Those Funny Characters This morning, I had a customer who runs Linux ask me about entering umlauts in their email. Seems they've been emailing their relatives in Germany and can't seem to...
  • Defendguin I've been reading "Ready Player One" by Ernest Cline. And yes, it has me thinking about classic arcade games. And no, this isn't a book review. It's about one game in...
  • Shell Scripting vs Programming, part 3 - Special Things When you talk about shell programming, or any kind of programming for that matter, you are going to deal with variables on different levels. In the shell, you have the...
  • Medibuntu Is No More If you are running either any of the Buntus (e.g. ubuntu, kubuntu, lubuntu), including Linux Mint, you may have had Medibuntu in you repositories for things like the DVD...
  • Shell Scripting vs Programming, Part 2 - Parameters and Variables Welcome back to my Shell Scripting vs Programming series. This is part deux. In the introduction, I gave you a taste of just how simple it can be to create a shell...
  • Shell Scripting vs Programming - Introduction It's time for a new series focusing on the Linux shell. In my last series, I taught you how to work in the shell to manipulate files and directories, execute commands,...
  • 2011 Kaiken Mendoza Malbec I picked up this lovely 2011 Kaizen Malbec (Mendoza, Argentina) at the LCBO for around $15 in the Vintages section. We opened it last night and thoroughly enjoyed it....
  • I am vi, the great and powerful . . . The Linux world is home to some unusual controversy. None is greater than the phylosophical battles regarding text editors. Some will tell you emacs is the best, while...
  • Mastering the Linux Shell : Killing Processes and Dire Warnings Today's installment of Mastering the Linux Shell comes with a warning. Actually, it comes with a few warnings. .And a viewer advisory. Well, actually a reader advisory...

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Entering Those Funny Characters Monday, January 4, 2016 - 14:50
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