How To Record Terminal Sessions As SVG Animations In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-record-terminal-sessions-as-svg-animations-in-linux/ Recording Terminal sessions may help in several cases. You can use those recording sessions to document everything that you did in Terminal and save them for future reference. You … Read more

How To Switch Between Different Versions Of Commands In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-switch-between-different-versions-of-commands-in-linux/ A couple days ago, we discussed how to switch between multiple PHP versions. In that method, we used ‘update-alternatives’ command to switch from one PHP version to another. That … Read more

How To Quickly Serve Files And Folders Over HTTP In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-quickly-serve-files-and-folders-over-http-in-linux/ Today, I came across a whole bunch of methods to serve a single file or entire directory with other systems in your local area network via a web browser. … Read more

No More Secrets – Recreate Famous Data Decryption Effect Seen On Sneakers Movie

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/no-more-secrets-recreate-famous-data-decryption-effect-seen-on-sneakers-movie/ A while ago, we published a guide that described how to turn your Ubuntu Linux console into a veritable Hollywood technical melodrama hacker interface using Hollywood utility which is … Read more

SDKMAN – A CLI Tool To Easily Manage Multiple Software Development Kits

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/sdkman-a-cli-tool-to-easily-manage-multiple-software-development-kits/ Are you a developer who often install and test applications on different SDKs? I’ve got a good news for you! Say hello to SDKMAN, a CLI tool that helps … Read more

How To Use Pbcopy And Pbpaste Commands On Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-use-pbcopy-and-pbpaste-commands-on-linux/ Since Linux and Mac OS X are *Nix based systems, many commands would work on both platforms. However, some commands may not available in on both platforms, for example … Read more

How To Mount Google Drive Locally As Virtual File System In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-mount-google-drive-locally-as-virtual-file-system-in-linux/ Google Drive is the one of the popular cloud storage provider on the planet. As of 2017, over 800 million users are actively using this service worldwide. Even though … Read more

CYA – System Snapshot And Restore Utility For Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/cya-system-snapshot-and-restore-utility-for-linux/ CYA, stands for Cover Your Assets, is a free, open source system snapshot and restore utility for any Unix-like operating systems that uses BASH shell. Cya is portable and … Read more

How To Run Windows Applications And Games On Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/run-windows-games-softwares-ubuntu-16-04/ In this tutorial, I will walk you through how to run Windows applications and games in Linux. As you probably know, Microsoft Windows uses DirectX to run games. So, … Read more

How To Find The Mounted Filesystem Type In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-find-the-mounted-filesystem-type-in-linux/ As you may already know, the Linux supports numerous filesystems, such as Ext4, ext3, ext2, sysfs, securityfs, FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, and many. The most commonly used filesystem is Ext4. Ever … Read more

Browsh – A Modern Text Browser That Supports Graphics And Video

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/browsh-a-modern-text-browser-that-supports-graphics-and-video/ Browsh is a modern, text-based browser that supports graphics including video. Yes, you read that right! It supports HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, photos, WebGL content and of course video as … Read more

Yay – Yet Another Reliable AUR Helper Written In Go

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/yay-found-yet-another-reliable-aur-helper/ Howdy Arch Users! I’ve got a good news for you. Today, I stumbled upon yet another reliable AUR helper called “Yay”. Yep! the name of this AUR helper is … Read more

Statcode – Get A Quick Explanation Of Various HTTP Status Codes

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/statcode-get-a-quick-explanation-of-various-http-status-codes/ If you’re a web developer, I’ve got a good news for you today. You can now stop spending time on Internet to look for what a particular response code … Read more

How To View The Contents Of An Archive Or Compressed File Without Extracting It

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-view-the-contents-of-an-archive-or-compressed-file-without-extracting-it/ In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to view the contents of an Archive and/or Compressed file without actually extracting it in Unix-like operating systems. Before going … Read more

How To Find The Port Number Of A Service In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-find-the-port-number-of-a-service-in-linux/ You might often need to find the port names and numbers for some reasons. If so, you’re in luck. Today, in this brief tutorial, we are going to see … Read more

Sosreport – A Tool To Collect System Logs And Diagnostic Information

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/sosreport-a-tool-to-collect-system-logs-and-diagnostic-information/ If you’re working as RHEL administrator, you might definitely heard about Sosreport – an extensible, portable and support data collection tool. It is a tool to collect system configuration … Read more

How To Upgrade Everything Using A Single Command In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-upgrade-everything-using-a-single-command-in-linux/ As we all know already, keeping our Linux system up-to-date involves invoking more than one package manager. Say for instance, in Ubuntu you can’t upgrade everything using “sudo apt … Read more

How To Write An ISO To The USB Drive Directly From The Internet

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-write-an-iso-to-the-usb-drive-directly-from-the-internet/ The title might be bit confusing. Let me clarify it. I want to create a bootable Ubuntu drive, but I don’t have the ISO image in my local drive. … Read more

How To Rename Multiple Files At Once In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-rename-multiple-files-at-once-in-linux/ As you may already know, we use mv command to rename or move files and directories in Unix-like operating systems. But, the mv command won’t support renaming multiple files … Read more

Ao – An Elegant Microsoft Todo Desktop App

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/ao-an-elegant-microsoft-todo-desktop-app/ We already have written about few command line todo apps such as Taskwarrior, Kanban.bash and Terminal Velocity. Today, we are going to discuss about a graphical todo application. Say … Read more

OnionShare – Share Files Of Any Size Securely And Anonymously

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/onionshare-share-files-of-any-size-securely-and-anonymously/ OnionShare is a free, open source file sharing application that can used to share files or folders of any size securely and anonymously over Internet. It works along with … Read more

Find If A Package Is Available For Your Linux Distribution

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/find-if-a-package-is-available-for-your-linux-distribution/ Some times, you might wonder how to find if a package is available for your Linux distribution. Or, you simply wanted to know what version of package is available … Read more

Vim-plug : A Minimalist Vim Plugin Manager

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/vim-plug-a-minimalist-vim-plugin-manager/ When there were no plugin managers, the Vim users had to manually download the Plugins distributed as tarballs and extract them in a directory called ~/.vim. It was OK … Read more

Qikipedia – A Browser Extension To Display Wikipedia Summary

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/qikipedia-a-browser-extension-to-display-wikipedia-summary/ A while ago, we have written a guide that described how to display the summary of any Wikipedia article in Terminal using a command line utility named “Wikit”. Using … Read more

Ohcount – The Source Code Line Counter And Analyzer

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/ohcount-the-source-code-line-counter-and-analyzer/ Ohcount is simple command line utility that analyzes the source code and prints the total number lines of a source code file. It is not just source code line … Read more