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

A Collection Of Puzzle Games To Make Your Free Time Better

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/a-collection-of-puzzle-games-to-make-your-free-time-better/ Feeling bored at work or home? Well, you should try these games to kill your free time. The developer of the popular SSH and telnet client named “PuTTY” has … 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

You-Get – A CLI Downloader To Download Media From 80+ Websites

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/you-get-a-cli-downloader-to-download-media-from-80-websites/ Most of you may used or heard about Youtube-dl, a command line program to download videos from youtube and other 100+ websites. I just stumbled upon a similar utility … 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

Dust Racing 2D – An Open Source Car Racing Game Written in Qt And OpenGL

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/dust-racing-2d-an-open-source-car-racing-game-written-in-qt-and-opengl/ Howdy, game lovers! Today, you can add one more cool game to your collection. Say hello to “Dust Racing 2D”, a traditional top-down (aerial-view) car racing game that makes … 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

Orbital Apps – A New Generation Of Linux applications

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/orbitalapps-new-generation-ubuntu-linux-applications/ Today, we are going to learn about Orbital Apps or ORB (Open Runnable Bundle) apps, a collection of free, cross-platform, open source applications. All ORB apps are portable. You can … 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

How To Use Vim Editor To Input Text Anywhere

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-use-vim-editor-to-input-text-anywhere/ Howdy Vim users! Today, I have come up with a good news to all of you. Say hello to Vim-anywhere, a simple script that allows you to use the … Read more

Font Finder – Easily Search And Install Google Web Fonts In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/font-finder-easily-search-and-install-google-web-fonts-in-linux/ Font Finder is the Rust implementation of good old Typecatcher, which is used to easily search and install Google web fonts from Google’s font archive. It helps you to … 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

Installing Ubuntu 18.04 LTS [Desktop And Server]

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/installing-ubuntu-18-04-lts-desktop-and-server/ The wait is over! Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, codenamed Bionic Beaver, final edition will be released shortly. This is the seventh LTS (long-term support) version from Canonical, the parent company of … 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

Install Rust Programming Language In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/install-rust-programming-language-in-linux/ Rust or rust-lang, is a modern, fast, cross-platform, and open source systems programming language designed to replace C/C++ but with high-level abstractions to please those coming from C# and … Read more

How To Remove Password From A PDF File in Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-remove-password-from-a-pdf-file-in-linux/ Today I happen to share a password protected PDF file to one of my friend. I knew the password of that PDF file, but I didn’t want to disclose … Read more

Backup And Restore Application Settings On Newly Installed Linux System

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/backup-and-restore-application-settings-on-newly-installed-linux-system/ A while ago, we have published a guide that described how to migrate system settings and data from an old system to newly installed Ubuntu system using Aptik. Today, … Read more

How To Upgrade To Ubuntu 18.04 LTS [Desktop And Server]

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-upgrade-to-ubuntu-18-04-lts-desktop-and-server/ In about a week, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS final edition will be out!. The second beta is already released and many Ubuntu users are testing this latest beta edition. If … Read more