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

Pyenv – Python Version Management Made Easier

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/pyenv-python-version-management-made-easier/ You’re a programmer who wants to test your python code on multiple different Python environments. What would you do? Install a specific python version and test your code and … Read more

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

Inspect and manage processes with ps

Inspect and manage processes with ps

Full Article : Fedora Magazine – https://fedoramagazine.org/inspect-manage-processes-ps/ Understanding Linux process management can be useful for both developers and system administrators. The ps command is an excellent way to get information about processes running on the … 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

Installing Skype On Linux Is Much Easier Now!

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/installing-skype-linux-much-easier-now/ Skype requires no introduction! It is one of the popular telecommunication application for making voice and video calls, sending text messages, sharing your screen, photos, videos, documents, and files … 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

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

MapSCII – The World Map In Your Terminal

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/mapscii-world-map-terminal/ I just stumbled upon an interesting utility. The World map in the Terminal! Yes, It is so cool. Say hello to MapSCII, a Braille and ASCII world map renderer … 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

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

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

So-notify – A Stack Overflow Question Notifier

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/notify-stack-overflow-question-notifier/ Stack Overflow needs no introduction. It is one of the largest Q&A portal site for Programmers to learn, search and post questions and get answers from millions of users … 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

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

HeRM’s – A Commandline Food Recipes Manager

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/herms-commandline-food-recipes-manager/ Cooking is love made visible, isn’t? Indeed! Either cooking is your passion or hobby or profession, I am sure you will maintain a cooking journal. Keeping a cooking journal … 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 … Read more