Acme is a great editor, but it feels a bit strange outside its natural environment. OTOH a lot of useful software (eg firefox) is not available for Plan 9. Solution: use plan9port
rdiff-backup is a commandline utility to backup one directory in another. Both the source and destination directory may be on other computers than the one on which the command is issued, but of course don’t need to be. The backup will consist of a copy of the latest versions of the backed-up files (so retrieving […]
An excellent tutorial on free commandline tools that help improve your writing. There’s more to it than spellchecking. (free IBM account required)
Here‘s a quick explanation of how to do one of my inkscape tricks. Especially nice for beginners.
Plan 9 from Bell Labs was meant to be the successor of unix. Unfortunately, it is hard to make users replace something that is good enough by something better. It is free software. Plan 9 has a really nice text editor called acme. It has been ported to unix/X11 in Plan 9 from User Space, […]