Linux.com: CLI Magic: A New Tool for Formula 1 Fans
Jun 20, 2006, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Many feel that the the command line offers only archaic system
tools crafted by gnarly old Unix geeks who cut their coding teeth
before there was an Internet, let alone a blogosphere. They are
sadly mistaken. The focus of this week's CLI Magic column is an
example of a new CLI tool designed exclusively for Formula
1--sorry, NASCAR--fans. It's called Live-F1, and it brings realtime
race and practice data from Formula 1 events around the globe to
your Linux terminal window.
"Live-F1 is free software, but it depends upon (free)
registration at the official Formula 1 Web site. This makes sense,
because this Linux client is a replacement for the site's Live
Timing feature, which requires a Java-enabled browser..."