[nSLUG] Buying books: I take it back, partly
chamberlain2007 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 18 20:50:59 ADT 2007
That was awesome , (`cal 2008`). Thanks for that trick!
On 10/18/07, Mike Spencer <mspencer at tallships.ca> wrote:
> Donald wrote:
> > This is the odd thing about learning the Linux OS - for those of us
> > who used Unix in the 80's we picked it up in the days of relative
> > infancy. Just finding all of the things you could do from a shell
> > prompt was so cool.
> Ha! Absolutely. As a guy who takes things apart and falls into a snit
> if they're designed to prevent that, the Unix command line seemed like
> my home pasture when I first encountered it. Say, how *do* you do
> long, complicated pipelines from a drop-down menu? (Oh, never mind, I
> don't really want to know. :-)
> > I doubt that a student today would...type 'cal 2008' as a first step
> > in thinking about planning something for next year.
> Oh, cool! I didn't know you could do that. No, a student today
> probably wouldn't.
> - Mike
> Michael Spencer Nova Scotia, Canada .~.
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