[xubuntu-users] shell tools

Ulli Horlacher framstag at rus.uni-stuttgart.de
Sun Jan 8 23:00:02 UTC 2017

On Sun 2017-01-08 (14:12), pereira wrote:

> > You can download fstools or part of them manually from
> > http://fex.belwue.de/fstools/
> get -O- http://fex.belwue.de/sw/share/fstools-0.0.tar | tar xvf -
> This worked without problem, except that the executables ended up in a 
> local directory fstools-0.0/bin, so that an additional step is necessary
> to get them to work without having to jump through hoops.

The only hoop is setting $PATH.
Everbody working with the shell should know what $PATH is.
If you do not know what a shell is, then fstools is nothing for you.

> Better yet would be to package fstools as something that installs them 
> the newfangled debian/unix way with apt-get

fstools is free software: just do it.

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