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May 19, 2015 - A Look At The New Commandlinefu
I've put together a short writeup on what kind of newness you can expect from the next iteration of clfu. Check it out here.
March 2, 2015 - New Management
I'm Jon, I'll be maintaining and improving clfu. Thanks to David for building such a great resource!

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Psst. Open beta.

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:

  • » The open beta is running a copy of the database that will not carry over to the final version. Don't post anything you don't mind losing.
  • » If you wish to use your user account, you will probably need to reset your password.
Your feedback is appreciated via the form on the beta page. Thanks! -Jon & CLFU Team

Remind yourself to leave in 15 minutes

Terminal - Remind yourself to leave in 15 minutes
leave +15
2009-03-13 06:09:52
User: haivu
Remind yourself to leave in 15 minutes

If you spend most of your time in front of the terminal, leave is a useful reminder. Leave can have absolute form: leave 1555 reminds you to leave at 3:55PM


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Terminal - Alternatives

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It is not available prepackaged in the standard Fedora 10 repositories. It is in the repository for Ubuntu 8.10, but needs to be explicitly installed.

Comment by leper421 397 weeks and 5 days ago

As noted in the man pages, the warnings are easy to miss if you are using multiple windows or 'screen'. A simple version of this can be created using calendar/at and zenity/dialog.

Comment by karel1980 377 weeks and 2 days ago

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