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.
Linux (especially Ubuntu) tips & tricks
Unfortunately, Adobe hasn’t given the Linux platform any Flash updates past version 11.2, making it hard to watch Hulu, Netflix and Amazon Prime. Here’s how to get around that issue.
Corebird is a desktop Twitter client for Linux that integrates seamlessly into your Gnome or Unity desktop. Here’s how to install and use this handy app.
VeltOS is an Arch-based Linux distro that comes with a custom desktop environment, a unique selection of packages, and a core philosophy that sets it apart. Let’s take a closer look.
Editing file systems and partitions on Linux is easier using a graphical tool; however, the terminal is arguably more efficient. Here’s how to create new file systems using the Terminal.
In this article we explain how to install fail2ban and configure it to monitor logs and protect Apache from malicious authentication failure attempts.
In this article we explain how to create a self-signed SSL certificate for Apache which will allow you to encrypt traffic to your Apache server.
Flacon, a software for Linux, can extract single audio tracks with all relevant information from CD images and convert them into various file formats. Here’s how.
Simon is for Linux what Siri is for iOS. The difference is that Simon is a lot more controllable. It can be fully trained to recognize voice commands. Here’s a closer look.
Ever wanted to mount remote file systems locally over secure shell? If so, SSHfs may be just what you’re looking for. Here’s how to set it up on Linux.
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.
This article shows how you can password protect a folder in Apache using .htaccess in Ubuntu 14.04 if you want to limit access to one of your apps.
Arch Linux has a reputation for being unstable and hard to use; that’s why we’ve come out with the top 5 ways to improve the stability of Arch. Let’s check it out.
In this article, we show the step-by-step procedure to create and enable an IP based and Port based virtualhost on Apache web server.
The latest release of Gnome 3.18 brings a host of changes and improvements. Here we go over major improvements and how to update to 3.18 or fresh install.
Citadel is a powerful email and collaboration suite that uses a ‘rooms’-based architecture for a unique workflow. Here’s an in-depth look at how it works.
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.
The creators of Pinguy OS have created a fork of the old Remastersys source called Pinguy Builder & turned it into a utility for making bootable ISO images.