The Firefox “Inspect Element” tool is a useful tool to help you investigate the underpinnings of a website’s operation. Find out how it works.
In this article we’ll show you two ways to adjust the volume of playback in Linux from the command line by using the Alsamixer and Amixer utilities.
As Systemd timers begin to replace cron’s dominance, this article presents the basics of setting up your own systemd timer and making sure it’s running properly on your system.
Vim is more a code editor, but with a few tweaks, you can write documents like you’re in MS Word. Here’s how you can turn Vim into a Word processor.
This article will discuss how you can create your own Linux VPN and use OpenVPN to create a secure connection between a client and server on a Linux machine.
Chkservice uses Ncurses to offer a quick overview of your Systemd units. With administrative privileges, you can start and stop those units at will, all without typing a single systemctl entry.
In Linux, you can restrict users from file access with a few commands. Here is how you can password protect folders and files in Linux using file ownership and groups as a password protection measure.
Noisy environments can both distract and irritate you when you want to get work done. Headphones with active noise cancellation abilities can offer a respite. Here is how they work.
Surf is a minimalist browser that is able to display websites and follow links. That’s it. There is no built-in support for tabs and no included method of bookmarking – just a bespoke Internet experience.
One of the most important skills any Systemd newcomer can learn is how to manage their computer’s services. In this article we will discuss how to use and master Systemd from the Linux command line.
Abcde makes it easy to rip a CD. It grabs the raw data from your disk and encodes, tags, and makes comments on each track, all according to your preferences.
Solarized turns your Linux terminals and applications into works of art with a simple 16-color palette. It can reduce eye strain associated with staring at a computer monitor for extended periods of time.
Netctl makes it easy to use Systemd-like commands to enable and disable network profiles. Here is how to use Netctl to create wired and wireless profiles and manipulate them to start manually or at boot.
Tiling window managers have several advantages over Gnome and KDE. If you’re looking for a bare-bones experience or a foil to your current desktop environment, find out how dwm can offer exactly that.
The use of groups in Linux forms the basis of access control on local systems and networks. Here we will discuss the handful of ways in which you can add users to groups and grant them access to files.
Firefox’s NoScript add-on has been updated to work with Firefox Quantum. This tutorial touches on the basics of NoScript’s new method of operation and how to use it to block scripts.
One of the most important skills you can learn as a Linux user is how to use a manual page, or “man page.” Linux Man pages are fairly easy to tackle. This article will introduce you to those simple documents.
Linux offers a number of tools for examining your running processes. Here are some of the best terminal tools for you to better manage processes in Linux.
While there are many Inventive games that pushed the boundaries of what’s possible for puzzle games, there were no n-curses-based Rubik’s Cube for the Unix console, until now.
The package cache in Arch Linux can easily fill up your hard disk if you are not careful. This tutorial will show you how you can clear the package cache in Arch Linux and recover some hard disk space.
If you are looking for a lightweight image viewer that can be accessed from the terminal, Feh is the one for you.
Whether you’re trying to study, sleep, or just read a good book, noise from the outside world can be both distracting and irritating. Here are some of the best white noise apps for Linux that you can download to keep your mind on the right track.
Taskwarrior is an easy-to-use task manager that operates in the command line. In this article we will walk you through the basics of Taskwarrior usage by making a grocery list for baking a loaf of bread.