Jim Hall

Authored Content

What’s new in GNOME 43?

I got a glimpse into the popular Linux desktop's latest version by checking in with GNOME developer, Emmanuele Bassi.

(Correspondent)
October 16, 2022

What's new with Awk?

Brian Kernighan discusses the scripting tool Awk, from its creation to current work on Unicode support.

(Correspondent)
October 1, 2022

How ODT files are structured

Because OpenDocument Format (ODF) are based on open standards, you can use other tools to examine them and even extract data from them. You just need to know where to start.

(Correspondent)
August 15, 2022

Contributed Content

Authored Cheat Sheets and Downloads

A guide to using FreeDOS

FreeDOS is an open source operating system which is compatible with MS-DOS and applications designed for this older operating environment. If you've got a legacy application…

C getopt cheat sheet

This two-page cheat sheet provides gentle reminders on the syntax and structure of getopt() and getopt_long(). One page demonstrates short options, and the other side…

Authored Comments

Thanks! I was pretty quick to set up my Mastodon, so I missed this step.

I didn't know about Console. I'm going to try this out. Thanks for the article!