How To Find If A Package Is Installed Or Not In Linux And Unix

Full Article : OSTechNix – A while ago, we learned how to find a package version in Linux. Today, we will see how to find if a package is installed or not in Unix-like … Read more

Zsync – A File Transfer Utility To Download Only The New Parts Of A File

Full Article : OSTechNix – Just because Internet plans are getting cheaper every day, you shouldn’t waste your data by repeatedly downloading the same stuff over and over. The one fine example is downloading … Read more

Installing Skype On Linux Is Much Easier Now!

Full Article : OSTechNix – Skype requires no introduction! It is one of the popular telecommunication application for making voice and video calls, sending text messages, sharing your screen, photos, videos, documents, and files … Read more

How To Search The Web From Terminal

Full Article : OSTechNix – A while ago, we wrote about Surfraw, a commandline interface to popular search engines and 100+ websites. Surfraw helps you to search for anything from Internet from Terminal. Today, … Read more

Some Random One-liner Linux Commands [Part 2]

Full Article : OSTechNix – If you are following our social network pages, you might have noticed that we share some one-liner Linux commands via image templates everyday. Those commands are just single line … Read more

How To Resume Partially Transferred Files Over SSH Using Rsync

Full Article : OSTechNix – There are chances that the large files which are being copied over SSH using SCP command might be interrupted or cancelled or broken due to various reasons such as … Read more

Solve “Result Code: NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005)” VirtualBox Error In Arch Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – I just upgraded to kernel 4.14.15-1 in my Arch Linux system and it broke the VirtualBox. VirtualBox has stopped working after updating the kernel. When I start a VM, … Read more

How To Install NodeJS On Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – NodeJS is an open source, cross-platform, and lightweight JavaScript run-time environment that can be used to build scalable network applications. It is fast and efficient server-side software built on … Read more

CloudFlair – Find Origin Servers Of Websites Protected By CloudFlare

Full Article : OSTechNix – Cloudflare is one of the popular web performance and security company that offers CDN, DNS, DDoS protection and security for millions of websites. It acts as a middle man … Read more

Pet – A Simple Command-line Snippet Manager

Full Article : OSTechNix – We can’t remember all the commands, right? Yes. Except the frequently used commands, it is nearly impossible to remember some long commands that we rarely use. That’s why we … Read more

MapSCII – The World Map In Your Terminal

Full Article : OSTechNix – I just stumbled upon an interesting utility. The World map in the Terminal! Yes, It is so cool. Say hello to MapSCII, a Braille and ASCII world map renderer … Read more

How To Lock The Keyboard And Mouse, But Not The Screen In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – My 4-years-old niece is a curious-kid. She loves “Toy story” movie series very much. When the Toy story movie is on, she became so focused and her eyes are … Read more

Ccat – Colorize Cat Command Output

Full Article : OSTechNix – As you might already know, Cat, acronym for concatenate, is an Unix command to view, combine, and copy text files. This command is one of the most frequently used … Read more

How To Manage Vim Plugins Using Vundle On Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – Vim, undoubtedly, is one of the powerful and versatile tool to manipulate text files,  manage the system configuration files and writing code. The functionality of Vim can be extended … Read more

How To Find Installed Applications With Installed Size In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – The other day I witnessed that my hard drive is running out of space. I opened the file manager (I am using Caja file manager right now), and examined … Read more

Delayed Admin – Temporarily Drop Admin Privileges To Administrators

Full Article : OSTechNix – Today, I stumbled upon an interesting utility named “Delayed Admin”. As the name says it all, this utility will temporarily drop admin privileges to administrators. Delayed Admin will not … Read more

Download Packages With Dependencies Locally In Ubuntu

Full Article : OSTechNix – A while ago, we published an article that described how to Install Softwares offline in Ubuntu. In that guide, we explained how can you download packages in an Internet-enabled system, … Read more

OpenGenus Quark: The World’s First Offline Search Engine To Search Code

Full Article : OSTechNix – You’re searching a code for your project online and the Internet connection is suddenly dropped. What would you do? Just sitting idle and waiting for the Internet connection to … Read more

Setup A Private Server With ownCloud, Kopano And Let’s Encrypt On UCS

Full Article : OSTechNix – When reading all the horror news today about cyber-attacks and malware, have you ever wished to set up your own server to finally have the greatest possible control over … Read more

How To Check For Meltdown And Spectre Vulnerabilities And Patch Them In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – Earlier this week, a team of researchers at Google’s Project Zero have discovered about Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities that affected many modern processors, including certain processors by Intel, AMD and … Read more