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 Explainshell. You need to copy/paste the… The post How To Know What A Command Or … Read more

Linux Mint 18.3 ‘Sylvia’ KDE and Xfce betas available for download, but don’t bother

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/02/linux-mint-sylvia-kde-xfce-beta/ Linux Mint is a great operating system that I recommend highly. It is based on the rock-solid Ubuntu 16.04, meaning it is stable and compatible with many packages. For Windows converts in particular, Linux Mint with the Cinnamon desktop environment can be a very … Read more

How Can You Protect Your Computer?

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/can-protect-computer/ Virus threats are not new to the cyber community as it is one of those threatening factors that exist for decades now. Hackers are coming with all new malicious codes every then and now. You… The post How Can You Protect Your Computer? appeared … 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 container image which is maintained by… The post How To Easily And Quickly Compare Container … Read more

Want to switch from Apple macOS to Linux because of the ‘root’ security bug? Give deepin 15.5 a try!

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/11/30/macos-linux-root-debian-deepin-155/ Apple’s macOS is a great operating system. Not only is it stable and beautifully designed, but it very secure too. Well, usually it is. Unless you live under a rock, you definitely heard about the macOS High Sierra security bug that made the news … Read more

Undistract-me : Get Notification When Long Running Terminal Commands Complete

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/undistract-get-notification-long-running-terminal-commands-complete/ A while ago, we published how to get notification when a Terminal activity is done. Today, I found out a similar utility called “undistract-me” that notifies you when long running terminal commands complete. Picture this… The post Undistract-me : Get Notification When Long Running … Read more

Translate Shell – A Tool To Use Google Translate From Command Line In Linux

Full Article : 2daygeek – https://www.2daygeek.com/translate-shell-a-tool-to-use-google-translate-from-command-line-in-linux/ I love to work and share about CLI apps since i’m very much interested on CLI applications. Basically i prefer CLI because most of the time i will be sitting in front of the…

How to Get Vanilla GNOME Shell in Ubuntu

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/zw7pfQw0AGQ/ The release of Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark brought with it some serious changes. Ubuntu switched from the traditional X server over to Wayland, and more noticeably, dropped the Unity desktop in favor of GNOME. To ease the transition, Ubuntu comes with GNOME … Read more

Inboxer – An Unofficial Google Inbox Desktop Client

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/inboxer-unofficial-google-inbox-desktop-client/ There is no doubt that Gmail is most popular and most-widely used free Email service provided by Google. The users can access Gmail on the web and through mobile apps for Android and iOS, as… The post Inboxer – An Unofficial Google Inbox Desktop … Read more

What Is SED and How Do You Use It?

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/HOemHK-3gek/ sed stands for stream editor and is a commonly-used command in Linux/Unix. The name comes from a portmanteau of those two words. It’s not a text editor, though it does modify text. Instead, sed receives text input as a “stream” and edits … 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 UP/Down arrows keys or doing a… The post Bashhub – Access Your Terminal History From … Read more

The Best Open-Source Games You Can Play on Linux

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/r_Hhl3yOCNs/ Despite PC gaming being big business, Linux users have often been left to rot in gaming obscurity. With Triple A publishers favoring operating systems with bigger market shares, gaming on a Linux machine has been underwhelming to say the least. However, this … Read more

How To Run Unix 1st Edition (1972)

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/run-unix-1st-edition-1972/ Today, We are going to run Unix 1st edition which is released in 1972. Yes! you read right. We are going to try the Unix as it was back in 1972. You don’t need to… The post How To Run Unix 1st Edition (1972) … Read more

How to Install Software Via the Command Line in Various Linux Distros

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/T_MiNib_5pE/ When it comes to Linux, there are tons of Linux distributions to choose from. Some are popular and used by many people, some just disappear not long after they are released to the public. For installing software in these distributions, most come … Read more

11 Best Black Friday Deals for Linux Users

Full Article : It’s FOSS – https://itsfoss.com/black-friday-linux/ Brief: Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals that should be of interest to many Linux users. The deals are on Linux gadgets, courses, books, magazines, merchandises, and servers. To the American readers of It’s FOSS, happy thanksgiving! Black Friday is here which … Read more

Let Us Play 2048 Game In Terminal

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/let-us-play-2048-game-terminal/ Are you a fan of 2048 game? Here is the good news. We can now play 2048 game in Terminal! Yes, meet terminal2048, a 2048 game clone written in Rust using the termion crate that runs… The post Let Us Play 2048 Game In Terminal … Read more

Coinmon – Check Cryptocurrency Prices From Commandline

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/coinmon-check-cryptocurrency-prices-commandline/ A while ago, we published a guide about Cli-Fyi – a potentially useful command line query tool. Using Cli-Fyi, we can easily find out the latest price of a cryptocurrency and lots of other useful details…. The post Coinmon – Check Cryptocurrency Prices From Commandline … 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 to comment out a paragraph in… The post How To Comment Out Multiple Lines At … 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 browser, so my system goes unresponsive… The post How To Kill The Largest Process In … Read more

Installation and Configuration of Univention Corporate Server

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/installation-configuration-univention-corporate-server/ Last month, we published a detailed Introduction to Univention Corporate Server where you learned the basics about this solution for managing identities, permissions, and applications. It is 100% open source and available for free. Professional support… The post Installation and Configuration of Univention Corporate Server … Read more

Wpm – Measure Your Typing Speed From Terminal

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/wpm-measure-typing-speed-terminal/ How is your weekend going, folks? Today, I’d like to share a command line utility that makes your weekend useful. Say hello to Wpm, a command line utility to test and improve your typing speed. Using… The post Wpm – Measure Your Typing Speed From … Read more

How to Install and Use TeamViewer on Linux [Complete Guide]

Full Article : It’s FOSS – https://itsfoss.com/teamviewer-linux/ Brief: Step-by-step beginner’s guide to installing TeamViewer on Linux. It also explains how to use TeamViewer on Linux. TeamViewer is a remote desktop application primarily used to connect to a different system quickly and securely. It lets you remotely connect to someone’s desktop, … Read more

Bash-insulter : A Script That Insults The User When Typing Wrong Command

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/bash-insulter-script-insults-user-typing-wrong-command/ Today I would like to share a command line script that I just came across on Reddit. Meet Bash-insulter, a simple script that insults the user whenever s/he types a wrong Unix command. Using bash-insulter, you… The post Bash-insulter : A Script That Insults The … Read more

Linux Now Runs on All of the Top 500 Supercomputers

Full Article : It’s FOSS – https://itsfoss.com/linux-runs-top-supercomputers/ Linux might be struggling for a decent desktop market share but it is definitely ruling the world of supercomputers. As per the latest report from Top 500, Linux now runs on all of the fastest 500 supercomputers in the world. The previous number … Read more