WhatsApp recently launched dedicated desktop clients for Windows and Mac OS X only. So what about Linux users? That’s where Whatsie comes into play.
Animated GIFs have become really popular in the past few years. Here is how you can create and edit animated Gifs from the command line in Ubuntu.
gThumb is an application to view and organize images; however, you can also use it to batch resize images. Here’s how to perform batch resizing on Ubuntu.
Looking to access your Ubuntu PC from your Android device? Check out the Home Remote Control app which allows you to control your PC remotely.
GUI-fans will be happy to know that image editing can be performed through the command line. Convert is a tool that can convert images and more on Linux.
Imgur-Screenshot is a simple bash script available for Linux and OS X. It lets you take a screenshot of a selected area and upload it to Imgur. Here’s how it works.
If your Unity Dash search requirements are limited to your local system, here’s how to switch the online search feature off.
Did you know that in Ubuntu 16.04 you can actually move the Unity launcher from its default ‘left’ position to the bottom? Here’s how to do it.
If you are a MEGA user or want to try out the service on Ubuntu, here’s how to access it using a client called MEGAsync.
Want to disable automatic updates on Ubuntu to limit Internet bandwidth, stick to a particular version of a software or OS kernel, or another reason? Here’s how to do it.
There are many screencasting tools for Windows and Mac OS, and ironically, there’s no dearth of applications on Linux. In this article you will learn about the functioning of one such tool – SimpleScreenRecorder.
TimeKpr is a tool that lets you track and control the access time of a user on Linux. It’s also perfect for setting parental controls for your kids. Here’s how it works.
Looking for a way to extract embedded images from pdf files in Ubuntu? PDFImages is a tool that makes image extraction from PDF files a cakewalk. Check it out.
BeeBEEP is a cross-platform peer-to-peer LAN messenger that allows you to communicate as well as share files with others on the Local Area Network. Here’s how it works on Ubuntu.
Retroshare is a filesharing network that takes the idea of P2P network and extends it to a friend-to-friend (F2F) network. Here it can help you privately connect with friends and family.
The pv command, used to monitor the progress of a Linux command line operation, displays related information through a pipeline, including time elapsed, percentage completed & ETA. Here’s how it works.
Go For It is a simple and stylish productivity app for Ubuntu, featuring a to-do list merged with a timer that keeps your focus on the current task. Check it out.
Mop is a command line tool that displays continuous and updated information about the US stock markets and individual stocks. Let’s take a closer look.
Albert is a launcher that lets you open files, run applications, perform web searches, do mathematical calculations & more. Here’s how to install & use it.
Unsettings is a graphical tool to easily tweak Unity Desktop environment and its settings. For example: those related to launcher, dash, windows, and more.
uGet Download Manager for Ubuntu claims to be ‘”very powerful” as it provides a large array of features as well as being lightweight & low on resources. Check it out.
Unity Launcherswitcher is a background script which enables you to set up a different launcher on each of your workspaces on Unity. Here’s how to set it up.
KDE Connect allows your Linux PC and phone to communicate with each other over Wi-Fi. Here’s how to use it to get Android Notifications on Ubuntu Desktop.
The Indicator-Sysmonitor application displays various system-related information on the Ubuntu panel. Here’s how you can use it to track CPU & memory usage.
In this article we will discuss how we can create, as well as easily edit, existing PDF documents using Master PDF Editor on Linux.
In this article, we will learn how to create an encrypted USB drive in Ubuntu Linux which is great for safeguarding your data.
Atop is an interactive monitor to view the load on a Linux system. In this article we will discuss how to perform load monitoring using this tool.
If you’re on Linux and looking for a good photo manager, Picty is highly recommended as simple to use and can support large photo collections. Let’s check it out.
In part 2 of this series, we explain how you can configure the Net-SNMP agent as well as set up authentication and encryption.
SNMP is a protocol for monitoring network-attached devices. This article shows you how to download, install, and start using the Net-SNMP suite.
There are times when you want to find out which process is using too much bandwidth, and the tool, NetHogs, lets you do just that. Let’s check it out.
Not all presentations require animation effects. For a simple presentation, you can use mdp in Linux to run a presentation from the command line.
It’s common to have multiple tabs open in a web browser. Here is how you can close and snooze tabs in Chrome to free up space in your web browser.
In this article, we will discuss the following three ways to send email from the command line in Linux: Sendmail, Telnet, Ssmtp.
If you are one of those who work with servers, or are die-hard command line fans, you can use Calcurse to manage your appointment and get organized. Here’s how you can do so.
The Unity Dash in Ubuntu doesn’t come with options for you to shutdown your PC. Here’s how you can add session management options to Unity Dash.
In this article, we will discuss a couple of ways to remove password protection from a password protected pdf file in Ubuntu.
This article focuses on how to add enable an Android keyboard containing a number row in its default layout.
If you are a network administrator and need to monitor your network traffic, slurm is a useful command line tool that you can try out.
Did you know you can check weather information from the Linux command line? In this article, we will discuss the weather command and its features.
vnStat is a command line-based network traffic monitoring tool that uses the network interface statistics provided by the kernel as information source
Log files are important in uncovering system problems. Logcheck is a command line tool that are capable of analysing logs and producing meaningful information.
Saidar is a Curses-based tool that can be used for viewing the system statistics including CPU, processes, load, memory, swap, network I/O, and more
While copying large files with the cp command, you have no idea how long it will take. cv command allows you to find out the progress of the operation.
If you are those who are into expense tracking and a geek who love the command line, you should give pem a try.
In Linux, there are various tools for monitoring system resources, and one that stands out from the crowd is collectl, primarily because of its capabilities. Let check it out.
For those who seek ways to communicate without leaving a trace, Confide is a Snapchat-style text messaging app that deletes your message after read.
Duplicati is an open source and free backup client that securely stores encrypted, incremental, compressed backups on cloud storage services
Did you receive a lot of calls from unknown sources and can’t decide if you should pick up or call back? Truedialer can help you make a decision.
Logwatch is a powerful command line tool which aimed at helping with system log management.