Gcal - a program for calculating and printing calendars.
gcal [[Option...] [%Date] [@File...]]
is a program similar the standard calendar programs BSD-`
and ` calendar'.
displays hybrid and proleptic Julian and Gregorian calendar sheets,
respectively, for one month, three months or a whole year. It also displays
eternal holiday lists for many countries around the globe, and features a very
powerful creation of fixed date lists that can be used for reminding purposes.
Gcal can calculate various astronomical data and times of the Sun and the Moon
for at pleasure any location, precisely enough for most civil purposes. Gcal
supports some other calendar systems, for example the Chinese and Japanese
calendar, the Hebrew calendar and the civil Islamic calendar, too.
is started without any options
calendar of the current month is displayed.
If the calendar of a definite year is wanted, the year must be fully specified,
e.g.: gcal 94
displays a year calendar of the year 94, not of the year 1994.
If two arguments are given in the command
part, the first argument
denotes the month and the second argument denotes the year. In case any
are given running Gcal
, the program will use
You obtain more program information if you start Gcal
A Hypertext file gcal.info
containing detailed online information should
be available, which you can inspect using your GNU Infobrowser.
Copyright (c) 1994, 95, 96, 1997, 2000 Thomas Esken
This software doesn't claim completeness, correctness or usability. On principle
I will not be liable for any damages or losses (implicit or explicit), which
result from using or handling my software. If you use this software, you agree
without any exception to this agreement, which binds you LEGALLY !!
is free software and distributed under the terms of the `GNU General
Public License'; published by the `Free Software Foundation'; version 2 or (at
your option) any later version.
Any suggestions, improvements, extensions, bug reports, donations, proposals for
contract work, and so forth are welcome! If you like this tool, I'd appreciate
Enjoy it =8^)
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tcal(1), txt2gcal(1), gcal2txt(1), cal(1), calendar(1).