[Haifux] [HAIFUX LECTURE] Command-line utilities: Tips and tricks (part II) -- Eli Billauer

Eli Billauer eli at billauer.co.il
Sat Aug 17 21:09:09 MSD 2013

On Monday, August 19th at 18:30, Haifux will gather to hear a talk by 
Eli Billauer:

    Command-line utilities: Tips and tricks (part II)

Command-line utilities is the real power of a Linux computer, and yet 
there's always a few useful utilities that even an experienced Linux 
user doesn't know about. This meeting is dedicated to going through 
several random utilities, some of which are less known, others are known 
but have surprising possibilities.

The range goes from things as simple as using "touch" to fake a 
modification date to using ssh for surfing the web (with your browser) 
as if your computer was in another country.

No previous knowledge is required. Even though newbies will gain the 
most of this meeting, there is also room for those more familiar with 
the shell prompt. Those who want to take the stand for a few minutes to 
talk about a utility are welcome, of course.

There will be no slides during this meetings, just a shell window for 

For the list of suggested topics that may or may not be covered:



We meet in Taub building, room 6. For instructions see:

Attendance is free, and you are all invited!

Future lectures:

02/09/13 You & The Biometric Database: Jonathan J. Klinger


We are always interested in hearing your talks and ideas. If you wish to 
give a talk, hold a discussion, or just plan some event haifux might be 
interested in, please contact us at webmaster at haifux.org

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