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It is with deep sadness we announce that another of our hosts and friends Donald Grier, known to us as FiftyOneFifty, has passed away.

FiftyOneFifty's frat brother Randy Hall has written an lovely piece. The team at Linuxlugcast are preparing our own tribute if you want to contribute an audio file you can email Honkeymagoo or join the show.

Our thoughts go out to his friends and family at this difficult time.


hpr0861 :: Emacs Part 3: The Reckoning.

Third and final episode of a mini series on GNU Emacs

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Hosted by klaatu on 2011-11-20 is flagged as Clean and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: "GNU Emacs",buffer,minibuffer,frame,window.
Listen in ogg, spx, or mp3 format. | Comments (2)

A small mini series (three parts) on GNU Emacs; Klaatu tells you how to use it, when to use it and when not to, why you'd want to use it, and most of all - how to become a pro on it! Not a sales pitch for Emacs, just a harmless introduction. First try is free.


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Comment #1 posted on 2011-11-21T17:38:12Z by Scott Cann

Emacs

The rule of "emacs dinners" is you don't talk about "emacs dinners".
Great series Klaatu, I've been using emacs for a few years and I still learned some stuff.
Thanks

Comment #2 posted on 2011-11-22T12:43:09Z by Klaatu

Moar Emacs

Hey, thanks Scott! Had to go back a listen to the episode to get your dinner joke :-P

Emacs is pretty great and there seems to be no end to what it can do. I've been doing a lot of org-mode usage lately, and have been messing around with abbreviation-completion lately. Heck, SO many potential features. There probably could be an emacs-cast out there, although admittedly it would be a bit dry.

Happy hacking. and all that.

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