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Shell scripting

Bash is by far the most common flavor of shell script, but there are others. Knowing how to write at least basic shell script well is still essential for using GNU/Linux, even in $CURRENT_YEAR. Just a little time invested in learning how to use shell script will pay off many times over.

Text editors



You may also need to enable bitmap fonts and rebuild the font cache:

$ rm -v /etc/fonts/conf.d/70-no-bitmaps.conf
$ ln -s ../conf.avail/70-yes-bitmaps.conf .
$ fc-cache -v -f


Tiling window managers

Tiling scripts

These work DE/WM independent