The Linux real-time process monitor -top is a very versatile and handy program. Read on for an explanation of top along with some of its options.
Linux (especially Ubuntu) tips & tricks
Ever recorded a video clip and then wondered “How do I turn this entire thing into individual images?” This guide will show how to decompile videos on Linux.
The ‘ps’ command is an invaluable tool used to check running processes on a Unix system. Discover some amazing options available to ‘ps.’
Looking to spice up your config with something a little more stylish? We’ve scoured the Internet to find some of the coolest, best-looking Conky themes!
Want to create animated GIFs from video files on Linux? Come learn how to cut part of a video, resize it, and tweak animations for smoothness and speed.
KDE Plasma truly is a beautifully designed Linux desktop. With so many themes to choose from, here are some of the best KDE Plasma themes around.
It is kind of a pain to have to open Steam just to chat with your friends. Here is how you can bypass this by adding Steam chat to Pidgin on Linux.
GlusterFS provides network storage which has the ability to be made fault-tolerant, redundant and scalable. Here’s how you can set up your own NAS.
In case you are wondering, here are a few useful and important reasons why you might want to have a Linux live CD with you all the time.
Accidentally deleted your files in your Linux machine? Here is how you can recover files from Ext3/Ext4 filesystem with a Linux live CD.
CherryTree, an Evernote client written in Python for Linux and Windows, lets you organize notes in a smart and logical way. Let’s check it out.
This article goes over window managers and desktop environments. You’ll learn the pros and cons of each to help you better decide which is right for you.
In part 2 of this series, we explain how you can configure the Net-SNMP agent as well as set up authentication and encryption.
The problem with a Chromebook is its low storage space. The good news is, you can easily setup Crouton installations (for Linux) on an external device. Here’s how.
Ever wondered how much of your deleted files can be recovered through hard drive forensics? Permanently delete files on Linux with secure-delete.
SNMP is a protocol for monitoring network-attached devices. This article shows you how to download, install, and start using the Net-SNMP suite.
Most people love a pretty desktop, but for those who prefer something light, here is a list of all the different lightweight desktop environments for Linux.
You might be aware that it’s possible to run a Linux distribution on your Chromebook. but what if you could run Linux in a window? Well, now you can!