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Open Source ABCs: Xenial Xerus

Welcome to our #100DaysOfOSS series. Until October 31, we'll be doing Open Source Software (OSS) terms from A to Z. We'll be diving into a different letter of the English alphabet, uncovering OSS concepts, and sharing our thoughts on them.

Today, we're covering the letter "X" for Xenial Xerus.

Xenial Xerus: Ubuntu versions are named alphabetically with an adjective and an animal, and "Xenial Xerus" is the name for the 16.04 release.

This was a hard one! Now, we want to hear from you! What other OSS terms can you think of that start with the letter "X"?

Remember to use the hashtag #100DaysOfOSS if you share on social media, and don't forget to tag us @saucedopen so we can follow along.

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Tai Kedzierski


That's going quite a bit back....!

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Tai Kedzierski

Oh not just OS ?

How about xargs

Very handy in chaining commands in shell scripts: when a command outputs a list of lines, and you want them as arguments to a command in a pipe, this is usually the way to go