How To Write An ISO To The USB Drive Directly From The Internet

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-write-an-iso-to-the-usb-drive-directly-from-the-internet/ The title might be bit confusing. Let me clarify it. I want to create a bootable Ubuntu drive, but I don’t have the ISO image in my local drive. … Read more

How To Rename Multiple Files At Once In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-rename-multiple-files-at-once-in-linux/ As you may already know, we use mv command to rename or move files and directories in Unix-like operating systems. But, the mv command won’t support renaming multiple files … Read more

OnionShare – Share Files Of Any Size Securely And Anonymously

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/onionshare-share-files-of-any-size-securely-and-anonymously/ OnionShare is a free, open source file sharing application that can used to share files or folders of any size securely and anonymously over Internet. It works along with … Read more

Find If A Package Is Available For Your Linux Distribution

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/find-if-a-package-is-available-for-your-linux-distribution/ Some times, you might wonder how to find if a package is available for your Linux distribution. Or, you simply wanted to know what version of package is available … Read more

How To Test A Package Without Installing It In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-test-a-package-without-installing-it-in-linux/ For some reason, you might want to test a package before installing it in your Linux system. If so, you’re lucky! Today, I will show you how to do … Read more

Vim-plug : A Minimalist Vim Plugin Manager

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/vim-plug-a-minimalist-vim-plugin-manager/ When there were no plugin managers, the Vim users had to manually download the Plugins distributed as tarballs and extract them in a directory called ~/.vim. It was OK … Read more

How To Disable Built-in Webcam In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-disable-built-in-webcam-in-ubuntu/ Today, we’ll see how to disable built-in webcam or external webcam when it’s not used, and how to enable it back when it’s required in your Linux box. Disabling … Read more

Qikipedia – A Browser Extension To Display Wikipedia Summary

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/qikipedia-a-browser-extension-to-display-wikipedia-summary/ A while ago, we have written a guide that described how to display the summary of any Wikipedia article in Terminal using a command line utility named “Wikit”. Using … Read more

Ohcount – The Source Code Line Counter And Analyzer

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/ohcount-the-source-code-line-counter-and-analyzer/ Ohcount is simple command line utility that analyzes the source code and prints the total number lines of a source code file. It is not just source code line … Read more

Coursera-dl – A Script To Download Coursera Videos

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/coursera-dl-a-script-to-download-coursera-videos/ Coursera is one of the popular and largest online educational platform on the planet. It has partnered with various Universities, educational institutions and other organizations to offer online courses, … Read more

Debian-goodies – A Set Of Useful Utilities For Debian And Ubuntu Users

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/debian-goodies-a-set-of-useful-utilities-for-debian-and-ubuntu-users/ Are you using a Debian-based system? Great! I am here today with a good news for you. Say hello to “Debian-goodies”, a collection of useful utilities for Debian-based systems, … Read more

How To Install Ncurses Library In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-install-ncurses-library-in-linux/ GNU Ncurses is a programming library that allows the users to write text-based user interfaces(TUI). Many text-based games are created using this library. One popular example is PacVim, a … Read more

You-Get – A CLI Downloader To Download Media From 80+ Websites

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/you-get-a-cli-downloader-to-download-media-from-80-websites/ Most of you may used or heard about Youtube-dl, a command line program to download videos from youtube and other 100+ websites. I just stumbled upon a similar utility … Read more

PacVim – A CLI Game To Learn Vim Commands

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/pacvim-a-cli-game-to-learn-vim-commands/ Howdy, Vim users! Today, I stumbled upon a cool utility to sharpen your Vim usage skills. Vim is a great editor to write and edit code. However, some of … Read more

How To Check Laptop Battery Status In Terminal In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-check-laptop-battery-status-in-terminal-in-linux/ Finding your Laptop battery status in GUI mode is easy. You could easily tell the battery level by hovering the mouse pointer over the battery indicator icon in the … Read more

How To Display Images In The Terminal

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-display-images-in-the-terminal/ There are plenty of GUI picture viewers available for Linux. But I haven’t heard or used any applications which displays pictures in the Terminal itself. Luckily, I have just … Read more

How To Run A Linux Command Every X Seconds Forever

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/run-a-linux-command-every-x-seconds-forever-using-watch-command/ Have you ever been in a situation where you had to run a specific Linux command every few seconds repeatedly? Well, if you don’t know already, this tutorial will … Read more

How To Improve Application Startup Time In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-improve-application-startup-time-in-linux/ Most Linux distributions are fast enough by default. However, we can still make them a little bit faster using some additional applications and methods. One such application we are … Read more

The Numfmt Command Tutorial With Examples For Beginners

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/the-numfmt-command-tutorial-with-examples-for-beginners/ Today, I cam across an interesting and rather unknown command named “Numfmt” that converts the numbers to/from human readable format. It reads the numbers in various representations and reformats … Read more

A Beginners Guide To Cron Jobs

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/a-beginners-guide-to-cron-jobs/ Cron is one of the most useful utility that you can find in any Unix-like operating system. It is used to schedule commands at a specific time. These scheduled … Read more

How To Use Vim Editor To Input Text Anywhere

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-use-vim-editor-to-input-text-anywhere/ Howdy Vim users! Today, I have come up with a good news to all of you. Say hello to Vim-anywhere, a simple script that allows you to use the … Read more

Font Finder – Easily Search And Install Google Web Fonts In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/font-finder-easily-search-and-install-google-web-fonts-in-linux/ Font Finder is the Rust implementation of good old Typecatcher, which is used to easily search and install Google web fonts from Google’s font archive. It helps you to … Read more

A Beginners Guide To Flatpak

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/flatpak-new-framework-desktop-applications-linux/ A while, we have written about Ubuntu’s Snaps. Snaps are introduced by Canonical for Ubuntu operating system, and later it was adopted by other Linux distributions such as Arch, … Read more

[Quick Tip] How To Find Out Which Groups A User Belongs To

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/quick-tip-how-to-find-out-which-groups-a-user-belongs-to/ The other day I was installing Dropbox on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS server edition. When configuring Dropbox, I had a situation where I needed to enter my current user name … Read more