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

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/lock-keyboard-mouse-not-screen-linux/ 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 – https://www.ostechnix.com/ccat-colorize-cat-command-output/ 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 – https://www.ostechnix.com/manage-vim-plugins-using-vundle-linux/ 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

Delayed Admin – Temporarily Drop Admin Privileges To Administrators

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/delayed-admin-temporarily-drop-admin-privileges-administrators/ 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

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

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/setup-private-server-owncloud-kopano-lets-encrypt-ucs/ 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 – https://www.ostechnix.com/check-meltdown-spectre-vulnerabilities-patch-linux/ 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

Pinfo – A CLI Program To Read Info And Man Pages In Color

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/pinfo-cli-program-read-info-man-pages-color/ Man pages, abbreviation for manual pages, needs no introduction. Man pages are the form of software documentation that is available in almost all Unix-like operating systems by default. Using … Read more

How To Find The Installed Proprietary Packages In Arch Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/find-installed-proprietary-packages-arch-linux/ Are you an avid free software supporter and currently using any Arch based distribution? I’ve got a small tip for you! Now, you can easily find the installed proprietary … Read more

Some Random One-liner Linux Commands [Part 1]

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/random-one-liner-linux-commands-part-1/ If you are following our social networks, you might have noticed that we share some one-liner Linux commands via image templates everyday. Those commands are just single line commands … Read more

How To Navigate Directories Faster In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/navigate-directories-faster-linux/ Today we are going to learn some command line productivity hacks. As you already know, we use “cd” command to move between a stack of directories in Unix-like operating … Read more

How To Find The Size Of A Directory In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/find-size-directory-linux/ This brief tutorial explains how to find the size of a directory in Unix-like operating systems. Finding size of files and directories in GUI mode is easy! All we … Read more

Cylon-deb : The Debian Linux Maintenance Program

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/cylon-deb-debian-linux-maintenance-program/ A couple months ago, we published an article about Cylon, a maintenance program for Arch Linux and derivatives. Today, we are going to see yet another maintenance program for … Read more

Learn To Use Man Pages Efficiently

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/learn-use-man-pages-efficiently/ A while ago, we have published a brief guide that described how to easily recall forgotten Linux commands. That guide was really quite useful for those having trouble at … Read more

Toplip – A Very Strong File Encryption And Decryption CLI Utility

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/toplip-strong-file-encryption-decryption-cli-utility/ There are numerous file encryption tools available on the market to protect your files. We have already reviewed some encryption tools such as Cryptomater, Cryptkeeper, CryptGo, Cryptr, Tomb, and GnuPG … Read more

Camicri Cube – Installing Packages On Offline Ubuntu Systems

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/camicri-cube-installing-packages-offline-ubuntu-systems/ We already have given a workaround to Install Softwares offline in Ubuntu. As far as I tested, it was one of the easiest way for installing packages on offline … Read more

How To Install Fish, The Friendly Interactive Shell, In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/install-fish-friendly-interactive-shell-linux/ Fish, acronym of friendly interactive shell, is a well equipped, smart and user-friendly shell for Unix-like systems. Fish comes with many significant features, such as autosuggestions, syntax highlighting, searchable … Read more

WebGoat Teaches You To Fix Web Application Flaws In Real-time

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/webgoat-teaches-fix-web-application-flaws-real-time/ Good day, web developers! Today, we are going to discuss about a super useful application that teaches you web application security lessons. Say hello to WebGoat, a deliberately insecure … Read more

How To Know What A Command Or Program Will Exactly Do Before Executing It

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/know-command-program-will-exactly-executing/ Ever wondered what a Unix command will do before executing it? Not everyone knows what a particular command or program will do. Of course, you can check it with … Read more

How To Easily And Quickly Compare Container Images

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/easily-quickly-compare-container-images/ I’ve got a good news for those who are building applications on containers. Picture this scenario. You’re a software developer. You’re working on an application, on a run time … Read more

Bashhub – Access Your Terminal History From Anywhere

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/bashhub-access-terminal-history-anywhere/ As you already know, all commands you run on your shell will be saved and you can view them at any time either by using history command or using … Read more

How To Comment Out Multiple Lines At Once In Vim Editor

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/comment-multiple-lines-vim-editor/ Howdy! Today, we will be discussing how to comment out multiple lines at once in Vim editor in Linux. The other day I had a situation where I need … Read more

How To Kill The Largest Process In An Unresponsive Linux System

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/kill-largest-process-unresponsive-linux-system/ I, as a blog writer, have bookmarked many blogs, websites and forums to refer Linux and Unix related notes. Sometimes, I had a lot of open tabs in my … Read more