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hpr1996 :: Xdotool magic

Overview and a few usage possibilities of the Xdotool program

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Hosted by Nacho Jordi on 2016-03-28 is flagged as Clean and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
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Part of the series: Lightweight Apps

Reviews of light weight applications


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Comment #1 posted on 2016-04-18T20:47:36Z by Urugami

File Naming

I've never heard of Dr Bunsen before, nor his file naming convention. And yet, my hard drive and backup media are littered with files whose names look a lot like what he outlines. I usually just use MMDDYY..descriptive name.ext, only adding .HHMM after the Date string if I know ahead of time I'll be keeping multiple files from that day.
While I can't say that it's been especially useful in locating any particular file I need, it does keep things in chronological order by default, and makes it easier to find reports from a given date.

And here I thought I was being all efficient in a unique naming scheme. I should have know there's nothing new under the sun.

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