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KDE Message Box Popup in Bash

Posted: 8th November 2009 by Tim in Bash, KDE, Ubuntu
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If you’re writing a bash script which may take a while to finish, such as a backup script, it’s often useful to have a popup notifying of the completion of the script. This can be done with the kdialog tool. There are a bunch of options for this tool (run kdialog –help-all for details. For […]

CVS is annoying in that if you want to find out which files have been modified or need updating, you can’t simply use the cvs status command as there’s too much information displayed. In order to make it useful, you really need to filter the output. Note: the following tutorial only works for linux computers […]

There is no way to delete a folder in CVS like you can with files. The directories must be kept so that the versioning information relating to the files which used to be in the repository can still be used (ie: you can revert back to a revision when the files still existed). The only […]