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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.
Xdotool, Automation, Productivity, File naming, Time stamps. 1.
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Comment #1 posted on 2016-04-18 20:47:36 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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