Therefore, I'm highlighting a few useful commands or utility packages that an engineer might use regularly. I plan to follow this up with a post on useful free EDA packages. My "go-to" utilities are
- think of it as "text VNC". lightweight and low bandwith. Hey, most of what we do in VNC is textual anyway, right?
- rock-solid terminal client to access *nix from Windows
- free industrial-strength encryption. Because you'd hate to have your USB drive or notebook PC data fall into the wrong hands.
- *nix command to process a list (e.g., of file names) piped from another command