Grub customizer is a useful tool for you to customize and configure Grub menu. Highly recommended for those who prefer to use a GUI over command-lines
Linux (especially Ubuntu) tips & tricks
If you want to get the latest version of Firefox, there is a convenient repository available which repacks and distributes the latest official Mozilla builds.
If you want to find out the download and upload speed of your Internet connection, speedtest-cli is one good command line tool you can use in Linux.
While there are many ways to increase WiFi connection speed, one of the easiest way is to switch the default WiFi channel to one that is less congested.
Optical media can be a cheap backup solution, but it fails more often than one would hope. You can improve it by creating a crash-proof backup. Here’s how.
nmap is a powerful tool for network discovery. There is a graphical front-end for nmap called zenmap, which makes nmap much easier to use.
Following on from the first part in this series, it is time to look at some of the more advanced features of nmap.
The Vim editor is a useful command-line based tool for experienced users as well as newbie. Here’s a cheatsheet to help you get the most out of Vim.
nmap is a network scanning tool which can be used for a whole variety of network discovery tasks including port scanning, service enumeration and OS fingerprinting.
Looking for a better solution to manage multiple SSH connections in Linux? Look no further. PAC Manager is the one for you.
Don’t you hate it when some resource intensive apps cause the PC to be slow? Here is how you can control process CPU usage for these resource hungry tasks.
Looking to try out Android on your desktop? Genymotion is an Android emulator based on Virtualbox that is easy to install and use.
If you have the “Problem with MergeList” issue when updating the system in Ubuntu, here is the fix.
In Windows, you can restore the system back to an earlier date when it crashes. What about Linux? What solution do you have? TimeShift can be the answer.
Assuming you have an already running Linux system but you want to add some hard drives and use Btrfs, this is what you would need to do.
In Linux, you will probably find a swap partition along with the main Linux partitions. What is this swap partition used for and is it really necessary?
Deleting a file is easy. Recovering it is not. PhotoRec is a nifty little command-line based tool that can recover accidentally deleted files.
It is possible to get disk usage information from the Linux desktops, but you can get much greater detail using the df and du commands in terminal.