Use Tab to autocomplete commands in the command line

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When at the MS-DOS, Windows command line or a Linux or Unix shell, typing in long file names or directories can become a burden. Use the Tab to autocomplete the names of... Continue reading

Today's Computer Word: ITunes

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The iTunes music service and software program was first developed by Apple on January 9, 2001. Apple later introduced the iTunes store on April 28, 2003. Today, iTunes a... Continue reading

How to create a blank line in a batch file

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To create a blank line in a batch file, add an open bracket or period immediately after the echo command with no space, as shown below. Adding @echo off at the beginning... Continue reading

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1914 - Paul Rand was born.
1958 - Sergio Verdu was born.
2006 - AMD introduced the Socket F CPU socket.
2011 - Google announces it will acquire Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion.
2012 - Employees of Saudi Aramco began to notice their computers were acting strangely. They later discovered that they are victims of the largest cyber attack to date. The attack resulted in the data of at least 35,000 computers being partially or totally wiped out. The company's network did not come back online until five months later.
2016 - The open source operating system Fuchsia was first released.

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