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How to programmatically open gnome-pomodoro timer window

I’ve been enjoying streaming on Twitch for a few weeks while I work on my daily tasks. I have gained a bit of a productivity boost because of the accountability effect of being on camera in front of a small audience. One of the important self-care items for me while…

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How to close Firefox from the Ubuntu command line

About five years ago I answered a question on Superuser.com — Can I close firefox browser tab or firefox browser from ubuntu terminal? My answer to this question was to use wmctrl, a CLI program to interact with an X Window Manager. For closing the browser gracefully, wmctrl should do…

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Bovines in Linux Impart a Token of Wisdom

Want a magical cow to tell you your fortune? (Instead of that boring old fish?) Install cowsay  and fortune ! sudo apt-get -y install cowsay fortune Use command substitution on fortune  and have cowsay display it: cowsay $(fortune) Do this whole blog post in one step! sudo apt-get -y install cowsay fortune…

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