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You can provide your own name for commands using the alias command. An alias allows a user to create simple names or abbreviations (even consisting of just a single character) for commands, regardless of how complex the original commands are, and then use them in the same way that ordinary commands are used.
In its simplest form, you just set the command name you want to use equal to the original command, which you surround with single quotes. For example, if a user wants to exit with a personal command such as cu (i.e., "see you"):
A computer firewall is simply a piece of hardware or software that prevents unwanted, possibly malicious, outside access to your computer through your Internet connection. In its simplest and strictest sense, such firewalls block or simply ignore incoming attempts by outside systems to establish a connection to your computer, while, at the same time, allowing your computer to originate and establish connections with other outside systems.
Here are some common error messages encountered in using Synaptic (or apt-get):
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What is smxi?
What can smxi do?
How do you use smxi?
What about sgfxi? What does that do?
What is inxi?
List of applications from Dave, will be updated to chart in future once listed most items and updated for common source location.
Some of the other programs BitJam has written but don't have a home: