By Letters From Our Readers | PUBLISHED: April 18, 2018 at 2:06 am | UPDATED: April 18, 2018 at 3:30 am San Jose residents have same feelings about Google’s plan and Silicon Valley Rising’s concerns I am very disturbed that Carl Guardino of the Silicon Valley Leadership Forum has seen fit to dismiss the proposals of Silicon Valley Rising concerning the Google project with ridicule. It is not true, as he claims, that this community coalition represents only those opposed to the project. Quite the contrary. Seventy-five percent of San Jose residents support the Google project — and roughly the same percentage, or more, support key demands of Silicon Valley Rising, such as calling on Google to ensure that current residents are not permanently displaced by the Google development. Henry MillsteinSan Jose Submit your letter to the editor via this formLetters to the Editor … [Read more...] about Letter: San Jose residents have same feelings about Google’s plan and Silicon Valley Rising’s concerns
By Letters From Our Readers | PUBLISHED: March 30, 2018 at 9:21 am | UPDATED: March 30, 2018 at 9:37 am Could Cambridge Analytica use data to profile people who stockpile guns and ammo? Re: Cambridge Analytica: Imagine what they could do by profiling those who stockpile guns and ammo? James KelleyMilpitas Submit your letter to the editor via this formLetters to the Editor … [Read more...] about Letter: Could Cambridge Analytica use data to profile people who stockpile guns and ammo?
Tips By Malcolm Owen Friday, March 16, 2018, 09:52 am PT (12:52 pm ET) When writing about people, places, or other things that use accents and other special symbols outside the 26 letters of the standard English alphabet, there are ways to add them to a document without simply using the accentless version of the letter. This AppleInsider guide offers a variety of ways to use the right accent when writing in macOS. Apple has added a fair number of methods to enter text into a document that isn't possible by normal typing, and over the years it has expanded some ways to make them extremely useful for non-language purposes, such as emoji. Each method is useful in different ways, ranging from being the best for working at speed, to even adding the special characters without touching the keyboard at all. Method 1: Option key combinations The most useful method to add typical characters to a document is to use the Option key on the keyboard, as it can be performed very quickly compared … [Read more...] about How to type accented letters in macOS three different ways
The need to learn how to use text editors in Linux is indisputable. Every system administrator and engineer deal with configuration (plain text) files on a daily basis, and most times this is done purely using one or more tools from a command-line interface (such as nano, vim, or emacs). Learn Linux Vi and Vim Tricks and Tips – Part 1 While nano is perhaps more suitable for new users, vim or emacs are the tool of choice for more experienced users due to its advanced capabilities. But there is yet another reason why learning how to use one of this text editors should be a top priority for you: you may either bump into a CLI-only server or run into an issue with the desktop manager in your GUI-based Linux server or desktop and the only resource to examine it and edit configuration files is the command line. Between this article and the next of this 2-article series, we will review 15 tips and tricks for enhancing your vim skills. It is assumed that you are already familiar with … [Read more...] about Learn Useful ‘Vi/Vim’ Editor Tips and Tricks to Enhance Your Skills
In the previous article of this series we reviewed 7 tips and tricks to add to your vi/m skills set. Besides the reasons given previously, learning how to use effectively a text editor in Linux in an essential ability for a system administrator or engineer and is a required competency to pass any major Linux certification program (such as LFCS, LFCE, RHCSA, and RHCE). 8 Interesting ‘Vi/Vim’ Editor Tips and Tricks – Part 2 That said, let’s get started. TIP #8: Create horizontal or vertical windows This tip was shared by Yoander, one of our readers, in Part 1. You can launch vi/m with multiple horizontal or vertical divisions to edit separate files inside the same main window: Launch vi/m with two horizontal windows, with test1 at the top and test2 at the bottom # vim -o test1 test2 Launch Vim Editor in Horizontal Windows Launch vi/m with two vertical windows, with test3 on the left and test4 on the right: # vim -O test3 test4 Launch Vim Editor in Vertical … [Read more...] about 8 Interesting ‘Vi/Vim’ Editor Tips and Tricks for Every Linux Administrator