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.
Looking for a cool dock for Ubuntu? The official documentation describes Plank as the “simplest dock on the planet.” Here’s how to install and configure 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.