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Linux.com: CLI for Noobies: Hack the Comment

Jun 22, 2004, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Barr)

"Ok, you GUI-potatoes, listen up. I'm not talking about hacking an RFC (Request for Comment) here. I'm talking about a program called Comment that you can run on your own system. Comment is a free software program released under the BSD license that lets you enter and recall notes from the command line in the blink of an eye--or, if you type as slowly as I do, in several blinks. So grab a Jolt and get thyself to a console window, we've got some CLI to do.

"The first thing you need to do is grab the program's source code. Once you've downloaded and decompressed the tarball, enter the comment.0.1-dev directory and run the make command. When make has finished, su to super-user mode and run code>make install. That's it, you've finished the installation..."

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