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    Re: open a GUI window using terminal

    Quote Originally Posted by tgalati4 View Post
    Yea, I was going to include an alias for "n" but then that would be cheating.
    ++

    cheating



    (so were my last 2 though)
    Favorite man page quote: "The backreference \n, where n is a single digit, matches the substring previously matched by the nth parenthesized subexpression of the regular expression." [excerpt from grep(1)]

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    Re: open a GUI window using terminal

    Quote Originally Posted by tgalati4 View Post
    Yea, I was going to include an alias for "n" but then that would be cheating.
    heh.... don't think I could top that one.
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    Re: open a GUI window using terminal

    Quote Originally Posted by MrWES View Post
    heh.... don't think I could top that one.
    How about a motion-sensor/facial-recognition app that launches it when when you twitch your nostrils?

    0 keystrokes.

    And biometric authentication as a bonus.
    Last edited by BoneKracker; May 19th, 2010 at 03:06 AM.
    Favorite man page quote: "The backreference \n, where n is a single digit, matches the substring previously matched by the nth parenthesized subexpression of the regular expression." [excerpt from grep(1)]

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