Working with calendars in the shell


Due to space limitations, I did not cover the Remind [7] console program in this issue: Its possibilities easily fill a separate article.


Creating calendars in the shell is a painless process, with numerous settings available for designing your final product. Simple date entries in the shell can be easily handled using your own scripts given the right choice of tools. You can also create selection calendars as an alternative for entering dates using dialog, YAD, or Zenity [8].

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Harald Zisler has been working with FreeBSD and Linux since the early 1990s. He writes magazine articles and books on technology and IT topics.

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