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Lightning - Speed For Your Shell. Introducing lightning, a commandline framework that could revolutionize how fast you are on the commandline.

Lightning - Speed For Your Shell

Lightning lets you easily define and generate shell functions which autocomplete and interpret paths (files and directories) by their basenames. With these functions you don’t have to ever type the full path to any file for any command again. Overview. 50 nifty Linux command-line tools. There are so many Linux commands it would be difficult to know which ones you should focus on to start with.

50 nifty Linux command-line tools

To help you get a little more comfortable with the jargon of the Linux CL, and concepts behind it, we asked Ken Milberg to give us a list of the most useful Linux utilities and programs that can be executed from the command line. This list is not meant to include each and every command under the sun, so we've provided a sidebar of links to guide you to more exhaustive resources. -- Editors An introduction to the command line and the Linux shell Although there's no real distinction between a command and a utility in Linux or Unix, there is a distinction between Linux (or Unix) shell commands and "standard" UNIX or Linux system commands or utilities.

Learn the power features of zsh. Vincent Danen describes some of the features of the Z shell, such as tab-completion and prompt-handling.

Learn the power features of zsh

The Z Shell (zsh) is a power-shell that is not often used by many Linux users. The reason for this is that most Linux distributions install, and make default, the bash shell. zsh is packaged for virtually every Linux distribution and installation is usually an apt-get, urpmi, or yum away. One of the great features of zsh is tab-completion; it also handles all the logistics of tab-completion and is extremely easy to implement, just by adding two lines to your ~/.zshrc file: autoload -U compinit. The Work of Edward Tufte and Graphics Press. Topics covered in this one-day course include: A new, widely-adopted method for presentations: meetings are smarter, more effective, 20% shorter.

The Work of Edward Tufte and Graphics Press

Fundamental design strategies for all information displays: sentences, tables, diagrams, maps, charts, images, video, data visualizations, and randomized displays for making graphical statistical inferences. New ideas on spectatorship, consuming reports. How to assess the credibility of a presentation and its presenter, how to detect cherry-picking, how to reason about alternative explanations. Wicked Shell.