Trizen – A Lightweight AUR Package Manager For Arch-Based Systems

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/trizen-lightweight-aur-package-manager-arch-based-systems/ Pacaur is unmaintained and the developer stepped back for unknown reason. Pacaur still works, however the Arch developers are suggesting to use another AUR package helper programs. I have … Read more

How To Use ArchLinux’s Pacman Package Manager In Other Unix-like OSs

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/use-archlinuxs-pacman-package-manager-unix-like-oss/ There are two reasons I use Arch Linux as my primary OS; Pacman and Arch User Repository (shortly AUR). These two reasons holds me to stick with Arch Linux … Read more

DNF Command Examples For Beginners

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/dnf-command-examples-beginners/ This tutorial explains all basic commands for those who wants to know how to use DNF package manager. As you might already know, DNF is the next generation version … Read more

How To Easily Correct Misspelled Bash Commands In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/easily-correct-misspelled-bash-commands-linux/ I know, I know! You could just hit the UP arrow to bring up the command you just ran, and navigate to the misspelled word using the LEFT/RIGHT keys, … Read more

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

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-find-if-a-package-is-installed-or-not-in-linux-and-unix/ 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 – https://www.ostechnix.com/zsync-file-transfer-utility-download-new-parts-file/ 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

How To Search The Web From Terminal

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/search-web-terminal/ 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 – https://www.ostechnix.com/random-one-liner-linux-commands-part-2/ 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 – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-resume-partially-downloaded-or-transferred-files-using-rsync/ 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

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