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The ncal command line tool is a utility used to display the calendar in the terminal. It stands for "new calendar" and is a more advanced version of the traditional cal tool. When executed without any arguments, it displays the current month's calendar with the current day highlighted in the terminal. It also includes the week number, all month's days, and the days of the week. The ncal tool supports several options, such as -m to display calendars vertically, -y to show full years, and -A to display highlighted dates for upcoming events or holidays. Additionally, it provides support for different locales, allowing you to display calendars in various languages and formats. Overall, ncal is a versatile command line tool that offers enhanced functionality for displaying calendars in the terminal.

List of commands for ncal:

  • cal:tldr:ca126 cal: Display date of Easter (Western Christian churches) in a given year.
    $ ncal -e ${year}
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