Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Adventure: AWK

Another new Adventure! The AWK programming language is one of the truly classic Unix tools still in wide use today. Often embedded in shell scripts or employed directly at the command line, this powerful and elegant text processing and pattern matching language is a must-have for every Linux user's toolbox. In this adventure, we'll try it out.

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Adventure: dialog

Another new Adventure! dialog is a program that, as the name might suggest, creates dialog boxes in text mode. We can use it to give our scripts a friendly face. In this adventure, we will look at what it does, and how to use it.


Friday, November 7, 2014

Adventure: tput

Another new Adventure! Tired of looking at the same old text? Learn how to add color and text effects to your scripts with tput.


Monday, May 12, 2014

Adventure: Less Typing

Another new Adventure! Fingers getting tired? Making more mistakes than you should? You should learn to do more with Less Typing!