Convert a text file from UTF-8 to ISO-8859-1

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From time to time you stumble upon the problem of character encodings. You get a file in encoding A, but prefer it in encoding B. If you have a Unix shell a...

SSH Bash completion

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Ich bin ja ein großer Fan der bash completion. Damit kann ich nicht nur die Pfade, Dateien und Kommandos per Tab erweitern, sondern auch Hostnamen, Gruppen u...

Using zenity for interactive bash scripts

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Zenity is for Gnome2 what gdialog was for Gnome1. You can use it display various kinds of dialog boxes from your shell scripts. Although one might think that...