Linux Mint 18.3 ‘Sylvia’ Xfce and KDE editions are available for download

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/17/linux-mint-sylvia-xfce-kde-final/ Linux Mint is killing the KDE version of its operaring system — a move some people applaud. That’s what makes the new 18.3 version — named “Sylvia” — so frustrating. It’s bizarre to release a new version of an operating system that essentially has … Read more

Get Live Cricket Updates From Commandline

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/get-live-cricket-updates-commandline/ Howdy Cricket enthusiasts! I’ve got a good news for you. Now, you can get live Cricket updates from commandline. Want to know the score of your favorite team? Want to know the rankings of the… The post Get Live Cricket Updates From Commandline appeared … Read more

LXLE Review: A Hassle-free Linux for Older Hardware

Full Article : It’s FOSS – https://itsfoss.com/lxle-linux-review/ Brief: LXLE is a lightweight Linux distribution mainly focused on older systems. John takes it for a test drive and shares his experience in this LXLE review. If you visit It’s FOSS often, you’ll know that I’m a big fan of Arch-based distros. … Read more

Getting Started in Bitcoin? Check Out These 5 Bitcoin Clients for Linux

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/3vLjDt2RkP0/ By now you have probably heard of Bitcoin or the Blockchain. The price of Bitcoin has skyrocketed several times in the past months, and the trend continues almost daily. The demand for Bitcoin seems to grow astronomically by the minute. Accompanying the demand … 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 remembering commands. Today, we are going… The post Learn To Use Man Pages Efficiently appeared … Read more

Windows 10 gets native OpenSSH client and server

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/14/windows-10-native-openssh-client-server/ It’s quite interesting to see just how far Microsoft has come since Satya Nadella became CEO. The company has gotten out of its comfort zone and made its products more appealing to a wider range of customers, embracing rival platforms and the open-source community. Having … Read more

Colossal Cave Adventure – The Most Famous Classic Text-based Adventure Game

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/colossal-cave-adventure-famous-classic-text-based-adventure-game/ Colossal Cave Adventure , also known as ADVENT, Colossal Cave, or Adventure,  is a most popular text-based adventure game in the period of early 80s and late 90s. This game is also known to be… The post Colossal Cave Adventure – The Most Famous … Read more

Caprine – An Unofficial Elegant Facebook Messenger Desktop App

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/caprine-unofficial-elegant-facebook-messenger-desktop-app/ There is no doubt Facebook is one of the most popular and dynamic social network platform in the modern Internet era. It has revolutionized technology, social networking, and the future of how we live and… The post Caprine – An Unofficial Elegant Facebook Messenger … Read more

How To Allow/Permit User To Access A Specific File or Folder In Linux Using ACL

Full Article : 2daygeek – https://www.2daygeek.com/how-to-configure-access-control-lists-acls-setfacl-getfacl-linux/ When you are come to file or folder permission part, you may first look owner/group/others permission. This can be done through chmod, chown, etc., commands. Files and directories have permission sets such as owner…

How to Search PDF Files from the Terminal with pdfgrep

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/QgEUl5iy10Y/ Command line utilities such as grep and ack-grep are great for searching plain-text files for patterns matching a specified regular expression. But have you ever tried using these utilities to search for patterns in a PDF file? Well, don’t! You will not … Read more

Oh My Fish! Make Your Shell Beautiful

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/oh-fish-make-shell-beautiful/ A few days ago, we discussed how to install Fish shell, a robust, fully-usable shell that ships with many cool features out of the box such as autosuggestions, built-in search functionality, syntax highlighting, web based… The post Oh My Fish! Make Your Shell Beautiful … Read more

How to Install Arch Linux [Step by Step Guide]

Full Article : It’s FOSS – https://itsfoss.com/install-arch-linux/ Brief: This tutorial shows you how to install Arch Linux in easy to follow steps. Arch Linux is a x86-64 general-purpose Linux distribution which has been popular among the DIY enthusiasts and hardcore Linux users. The default installation covers only a minimal base … 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 etc. Today, we will be discussing… The post Toplip – A Very Strong File Encryption … Read more

New Linux Mint installation guide makes switching from Windows 10 even easier

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/10/linux-mint-installation-guide/ There is a notion that installing a Linux-based operating system can be hard. In 2017, this is absolutely false (with the exception of Arch, that is). Many years ago, installing a distribution could be difficult, but nowadays, it can be downright easy. Quite frankly, … Read more

6 of the Best ISO Mounting Software for All Platforms

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/-d4t1aUxmrQ/ Mounting of image files as virtual drives is a practice that has inevitably replaced the use of physical disks. One advantage of using disc images is that they are not limited by the space provided by a DVD or CD because they … Read more

Search Amazon Products From Command line

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/search-amazon-products-command-line/ The festival season has started! Amazon and other popular online retail firms are readying their battle rooms with discounts, exclusive products and other attractions for shoppers. If you’re planning to shop on Amazon, I think… The post Search Amazon Products From Command line appeared … 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 Ubuntu systems. However, there is a… The post Camicri Cube – Installing Packages On Offline … Read more

Cheat – A Collection Of Practical Linux Command Examples

Full Article : 2daygeek – https://www.2daygeek.com/cheat-a-collection-of-practical-linux-command-examples/ Many of us very often checks Man Pages to know about command switches (options), it shows you the details about command syntax, description, details, and available switches but it doesn’t has any practical examples….

How To Find Files Based On their Permissions

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/find-files-based-permissions/ Finding files in Linux is not a big deal. There are plenty of free and open source graphical utilities available on the market. In my opinion, finding files from command line is much easier and… The post How To Find Files Based On their … 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 history (like CTRL+r in Bash), smart… The post How To Install Fish, The Friendly Interactive … Read more

Puppylinux 7.5 ‘Xenialpup’ is ready to breathe new life into your aging computer — download it now!

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/05/puppylinux-75-xenialpup/ Two of my favorite things are dogs and Linux. No, really. When I am not having fun with my Linux box, I am playing or cuddling with my dog. And so, whenever there is a way to mix these things, I am all for … Read more

LibreOffice vs. WPS Office: Which Office Suite Should You Use on Linux

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/lAU7JBIFmSE/ LibreOffice and WPS Office are two common Microsoft Office alternatives for the Linux platform. There has been several debates as to which of these is the better alternative to Microsoft Office. The debates, surely, are not going to end anytime soon. There … 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 web application developed by OWASP, with… The post WebGoat Teaches You To Fix Web Application … Read more

Vivaldi browser now available for Raspberry Pi and other ARM based Linux devices

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/05/vivaldi-browser-available-for-raspberry-pi-and-other-arm-based-linux-devices/ Vivaldi, the new web browser from Jon S. von Tetzchner, the former co-founder of Opera, is already available for Windows, macOS and Linux (x86/x86_64), but from today you can now run it on ARM based Linux devices, including Raspberry Pi. The speedy browser offers … Read more

You can win cool prizes just for trying System76’s Ubuntu-based ‘Pop!_OS’ Linux distro!

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/04/win-prize-ubuntu-pop_os-linux/ There is this stereotype that Linux is not conducive to creativity, and I want you to know it is totally false. True, some photographers, videographers, and other types of artists may opt for a Mac or Windows machine, but they can be just as … Read more