Snownews - a command line feed reader

Feed technology such as RSS and Atom is something that a lot of websites and blogs use to deliver their content directly to users, rather than having the users have to come to the actual site.

With feeds being only a fairly recently adopted technology, we tend to think of feed reading applications as running on either the web, or as a graphical desktop application.

This isn't necessarily the ...

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KIO - the killer app for KDE

I am a KDE user, if you haven't already guessed and today I thought I would share what really sells KDE for me and makes me use KDE as my desktop environment. First of all, I have no problem with GNOME, I think it is also an excellent desktop environment and has many good features, but with what I use my Linux box for, I think I would go ...

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Command line fundamentals - redirect a command’s output to a file

This is a pretty basic command line tip, but if you're new to all this CLI goodness, you might not be aware of it.

When you run a command normally, the output from that command gets sent to the terminal you're working on, so you can see what happened. Sometimes, though, this isn't what you want to do.

All modern command line shells support something called redirecting ...

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Hello FOSSwire!

I was excited to get an invitaion to contribute to FOSSwire. I hope that my postings will be enlightening for all who read them.

I am an Ubuntu fanatic and lover of FOSS. Ubuntu is the Linux distribution that convinced me to switch to becoming 100% Linux at home. Along with being a wonderful distribution, Ubuntu has a vibrant and dynamic community, which I am proud to be a part ...

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