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.
Linux (especially Ubuntu) tips & tricks
AUR clients for Arch Linux make installing PKGBUILDs super easy. There are quite a few helpers out there, and here is a list of 5 great AUR clients.
Cantata is a new music player for Linux with plenty of options and services and has a few features that make it stand out from the rest. Let’s check it out.
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.
There are many terminal emulators available. Perhaps too many. Here are 5 great terminal emulators available on Linux.
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 have the needs to install an Internet kiosk in your shop, or home, here is a little hack to easily turn your existing computer into an Internet kiosk.
If you are those who are into expense tracking and a geek who love the command line, you should give pem a try.
There’s a new app called Gravit that aims to be an alternative to Adobe Freehand and Fireworks. It is open-source and cross-platform compatible. Let’s check it out.
RPM packages are just not as abundant as DEB files – It’s a fact. To solve this, simply convert the deb packages to the rpm format using Alien.
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.
IRC, even though is old, still plays a major role in Linux. There are many, many clients out there and here are 5 really great IRC clients you should check out.
Watching YouTube videos doesn’t have to be limited to the browser window. Here are two Youtube desktop players for Linux: Atraci and QMPlay2.
There are many tools for you to access and manage Amazon S3, but in a command-line based environment, S3cmd is the best tool for you.
Duplicati is an open source and free backup client that securely stores encrypted, incremental, compressed backups on cloud storage services
Gnome Shell allows you to modify it any way you want by installing extensions. Here are some of the best Gnome Shell extensions that you should check out.