[Comparison] Ubuntu 12.04 vs Windows 8

While Microsoft still hasn’t announced a release date for Windows 8, rumour has it that it’ll hit the shelves later this year. For the record, this will be the third straight time a major Windows …
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin

[Review] Ubuntu 12.04

Canonical has released Ubuntu 12.04. its fourth long-term support (LTS) release. Unlike standard Ubuntu releases, which come every six months and integrate majo՜ new technologies, the focus of any LTS release is to provide a …
Linux, Unix, cli, Command,

brushtopbm [Command]

Command brushtopbm brushtopbm — Convert a doodle brush file into a portable bitmap Syntax brushtopbm Description brushtopbm reads a Xerox doodle brush file as input and produces a portable bitmap as output. Note that …
Linux, Unix, cli, Command,

bitmap, bmtoa, atobm [Command]

Command bitmap, bmtoa, atobm bitmap, bmtoa, atobm — Bitmap editor and converter utilities for the X Window System Syntax bitmap bmtoa atobm Description The bitmap program is a rudimentary tool for creating …
Linux, Unix, cli, Command,

bioradtopgm [Command]

Command bioradtopgm bioradtopgm — Convert a Biorad confocal file into a portable graymap Syntax bioradtopgm Description Reads a Biorad confocal file as input. Produces a portable graymap as output. If the resulting image is …
Linux, Unix, cli, Command,

biff [Command]

Command biff biff — Be notified if mail arrives and who it is from Syntax biff Description biff informs the system whether you want to be notified when mail arrives during the current terminal …
Linux, Unix, cli, Command,

beforelight [Command]

Command beforelight beforelight — Screen saver Syntax beforelight Description The beforelight program is a sample implementation of a screen saver for X servers supporting the MIT-SCREEN-SAVER extension.
Linux, Unix, cli, Command,

bdftopcf [Command]

Command bdftopcf bdftopcf — Convert X font from Bitmap Distribution Format to Portable Compiled Format Syntax bdftopcf fontfile.bdf Description bdftopcf is a font compiler for the X server and font server. Fonts in Portable …

[Script] Send e-mail from bash

The mail command can be used under Linux or UNIX bash, ksh, csh shell to send an email. To send a message to one or more address, mail can be invoked with arguments which are …