How To Upgrade Everything Using A Single Command In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-upgrade-everything-using-a-single-command-in-linux/ As we all know already, keeping our Linux system up-to-date involves invoking more than one package manager. Say for instance, in Ubuntu you can’t upgrade everything using “sudo apt … Read more

The Easy Way To Install And Remove A Package Group In Arch Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/the-easy-way-to-install-and-remove-a-package-group-in-arch-linux/ I have been using Arch Linux for more than two years, and I don’t want to switch to other Linux distribution anytime soon. Because, I love Pacman and AUR. … 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

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

BTFS – A Bittorrent Filesystem Based On FUSE

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/btfs-a-bittorrent-filesystem-based-on-fuse/ The torrents have been around for a long time to share and download data from the Internet. There are plethora of GUI and CLI torrent clients available on the … 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

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

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

The df Command Tutorial With Examples For Beginners

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/the-df-command-tutorial-with-examples-for-beginners/ In this guide, we are going to learn to use df command. The df command, stands for Disk Free, reports file system disk space usage. It displays the amount … Read more

Gotop – Yet Another TUI Graphical Activity Monitor, Written In Go

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/gotop-yet-another-tui-graphical-activity-monitor-written-in-go/ You already know about “top” command, don’t you? Yes, It provides dynamic real-time information about running processes in any Unix-like operating systems. A few developers have built graphical front-ends … Read more

The Shuf Command Tutorial With Examples For Beginners

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/the-shuf-command-tutorial-with-examples-for-beginners/ The Shuf command is used to generate random permutations in Unix-like operating systems. Using shuf command, we can shuffle the lines of a given input file randomly. Shuf command … Read more

The fc Command Tutorial With Examples For Beginners

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/the-fc-command-tutorial-with-examples-for-beginners/ The fc command, short for fix commands, is a shell built-in command used to list, edit and re-execute the most recently entered commands in to an interactive shell. You … Read more

Some Random One-liner Linux Commands [Part 4]

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/some-random-one-liner-linux-commands-part-4/ This is the fourth part in the series of “random one-liner Linux commands” tutorial. In this part, you will learn about the random one-liner Linux commands, in no particular … Read more

How To Archive Files And Directories In Linux – Part 2

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-archive-files-and-directories-in-linux-part-2/ In the previous guide, we learned how to archive files and directories using tar command in Linux. Today, we are going to do the same, but using Zip an … Read more