Command Line Shells

By | April 18, 2020

If you’re just joining us, this is the forth article is a series of introductory articles to the command line. We are continuing from the article “Command Line Terminals”. We’ve gone over a lot to get here. Now we’re going to look at the heart of it all, the command line shell. The shell is… Read More »

Local Chat 1.5 Released

By | April 18, 2020

This release is a more polished version of the software. The lchat client has been given a new status bar. The auto scroll feature can be turned on and off with the CTRL-A key combination. Also the text input has been improved by implementing the delete key and the insert key now toggles the input… Read More »

Command Line Terminals

By | December 19, 2019

If you’re just joining us, this is the third article is a series of introductory articles to the command line. We are continuing from the article “Command Line TTY Devices”. Before we get to the shell, we’re going to have a quick look at the terminal. The terminal itself is nothing more than a user… Read More »

Command Line TTY Devices

By | November 21, 2019

If you’re just joining us, this is the second article is a series of introductory articles to the command line. The beginning of the series starts with the article “The Command Line”. This might seem like an odd place to start. Most articles would probably start with the shell, but the shell is a large… Read More »

The Command Line in a Graphical World

By | October 31, 2019

With the invention of the Graphical Interface, GUI, computers became more accessible for the general public. With the increased accessibility, the technology became exceedingly popular and can now be found in every part of our lives. The draw back of the GUI is its inefficiency. From computer resource usage and work flows, there are some… Read More »

Local Chat 1.4 Released

By | August 3, 2019

This release adds scripting utilities to the lchat client. This includes sending messages to the local chat room and the creation of chat bots. The message, -m, option This allow scripts and programs to send messages to the local chat room. For example: lchat -m “That’s it, I’m all done” The chat bot, -b, option… Read More »

Linux on the Desktop

By | April 10, 2019

Recently, Linus Torvalds made some comments on why Linux has not found the level of success on the desktop as it’s rivals Microsoft Window and Apple. Much of his reasoning comes down to fragmentation, to many desktops competing with each other giving to many options for its users. Apparently, this competition and diversity has been… Read More »