Jay Link

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Linux Console Colors & Other Tricks

If you've just begun programming on the Linux console, you may find yourself less than enthused about the available color choices (or lack thereof)....

Simple Sounds for Linux

Remember the "bad old days", when users had a CLUE (Command Line User Environment) and PC speakers went beep, beep? That all changed in...

Utilizing Gdbm, GNU’s Easy-to-Use Database Management Library

Lately, a number of open source relational databases have received favorable press. Indeed, MySQL and PostgreSQL have been touted as capable alternatives to Oracle...

Creating Screenshots with SVGAlib

SVGAlib (the Linux Super VGA Graphics Library) is a powerful, console-based library used to display graphics under Linux. It's entirely separate from the X-Windowing...

Circular Thought

SVGAlib is the full-screen, high speed graphics library for Linux, which can make graphics programming accessible to novices and experts alike. If you've taken...

Working with SVGAlib Fonts

SuperVGA Graphics Library -- SVGAlib for short -- is a low level graphics library for Linux that eliminates having to delve into the complexities...

Easy graphics: A beginner’s guide to SVGAlib

Easy graphics: A beginner's guide to SVGAlib By Jay Link Are you looking...

Building an effective autoresponder

One question commonly posed on USENET is: "Where can I find a good autoresponder?" These posts might...

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