How To Run A Command For A Specific Time In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/run-command-specific-time-linux/ The other day I was transferring a large file using rsync to another system on my local area network. Since it is very big file, It took around 20 … Read more

How To Add Line Numbers To Text Files On Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/add-line-numbers-text-files-linux/ Ever wondered how to add line numbers to the standard output of text files on your Linux? This brief guide explains how you can add line numbers to a … 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

CloudFlair – Find Origin Servers Of Websites Protected By CloudFlare

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/cloudflair-find-origin-servers-websites-protected-cloudflare/ Cloudflare is one of the popular web performance and security company that offers CDN, DNS, DDoS protection and security for millions of websites. It acts as a middle man … Read more

Pet – A Simple Command-line Snippet Manager

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/pet-simple-command-line-snippet-manager/ We can’t remember all the commands, right? Yes. Except the frequently used commands, it is nearly impossible to remember some long commands that we rarely use. That’s why we … 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 Find Installed Applications With Installed Size In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-find-installed-applications-with-installed-size-in-linux/ The other day I witnessed that my hard drive is running out of space. I opened the file manager (I am using Caja file manager right now), and examined … 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

Download Packages With Dependencies Locally In Ubuntu

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/download-packages-dependencies-locally-ubuntu/ A while ago, we published an article that described how to Install Softwares offline in Ubuntu. In that guide, we explained how can you download packages in an Internet-enabled system, … 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

GNU Aspell – A Free, Open Source And Independent Spell Checker

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/gnu-aspell-free-open-source-independent-spell-checker/ Today, we are going to talk about GNU Aspell, a free, open source and independent spell checker. You can use it either as a library or an independent spell … Read more

How To Display Asterisks When You Type Password In terminal

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/display-asterisks-type-password-terminal/ When you type passwords in a web browser login or any GUI login, the passwords will be masked as asterisks like ******** or bullets like •••••••••••••. This is the … 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