[nycbug-talk] fave BSD tips/tricks?

Andy Kosela akosela at andykosela.com
Wed Aug 26 03:27:52 EDT 2009

Charles Sprickman <spork at bway.net> wrote:

> On Tue, 25 Aug 2009, Jerry B. Altzman wrote:
> > on 8/24/2009 6:46 PM Miles Nordin said the following:
> >> It's just annoying when basic unix things like apropos, xcalc, or
> >> emacs are missing.  Unix has become a single-user platform.  Working
> >
> > Clearly, your idea of what 'basic unix' things are and mine differ.
> > That's ok, _non disputandum est_ and all that.
> Hey, you know real men use "bc" for all their calculator needs, right? :)
> (it is part of the base OS in FreeBSD and OS-X, fwiw)

And I think you all know that real wizards still use ed(1) :)


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