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Wow, didn't really expect you to read this far down. The latest iteration of the site is in open beta. It's a gentle open beta-- not in prime-time just yet. It's being hosted over at UpGuard (link) and you are more than welcome to give it a shot. Couple things:
If you need to delete lines that may contain space characters (such as tabs or spaces) as well as empty ones, try:
Just an alternative.
This command takes a 1280x1024 p picture from the webcam.
If prefer it smaller, try changing the -s parameter: qqvga is the tiniest, vga is 640x480, svga is 800x600 and so on.
Get your smile on and press enter! :)
Shows the path if the module is installed or exit quietly (to simply avoid the 'No documentation found' msg).
Using perl and tput, show all the colors with numbers that your actual $TERM can handle.
If want to remove the numbers at beginning of new line, it should be something like this:
perl -E 'say `tput setb $_`," "x `tput cols`, `tput sgr0` for 0 .. (`tput colors` - 1)'
Just another FizzBuzz in Perl.
Print environment (system) information using Perl.
Silly Perl variant.
Just want to post a Perl alternative.
Does not count hidden files ('.' ones).