July 19, 2004
CLI for noobies: laying down the law with edict
Author: Joe Barr
Sometimes you have to lay down the law. This is one of those times. It's time for an edict to wake you n'ere-do-wells up and snap you out of that GUI funk you're in. So come on, let's go play on the CLI. This week we're going to look at a CLI offering that can make you appear to be more literate than you really are. It's a perl program called edict, which acts as either a dictionary or a thesaurus, your choice.