Mon, 17 Sep 2007
Command of the Day
I will probably show my own level of ignorance here, but let me show you an useful utility which can improve the integration of the command line and desktop:
a command-line utility for manipulating X11 selections from the command line.
If you wondered how text with tabs (such as
could be copied and pasted using X11, here it is:
diff -u old.file new.file | xclip
There are more options (such as reading the selection from the command line). Hope this helps (seen in this article at KernelTrap).