You can use “Ctrl + r” to search the command line history, but these 4 lines of codes can make your command line search even faster and better
Linux (especially Ubuntu) tips & tricks
Both persistent Live USB and Full installation on USB allow you to boot Linux from a USB drive and save data to it. So what are the differences between the two?
Microsoft didn’t provide a Skydrive sync tool for Linux, but that doesn’t mean we have to live with it. With a third party tool and a little workaround, you can easily setup and access SkyDrive from Ubuntu.
The recent version of Ubuntu comes with a built-in tool to mount ISO images. Here is how you can do it easily and quickly.
BitTorrent makes use of a distributed technology to download bits of a file from different sources and combine them together at the end point. This results in faster downloading without adding burden to any server. Wouldn’t it be great if you can use the same technology to sync files across multiple devices?
Whether you are in the browser, or typing a document in LibreOffice in Ubuntu, you can save highlighted text to the desktop with a simple drag and drop.
The logging of recently opened documents is enabled by default in Ubuntu. Here is how you can disable recent documents logging in Ubuntu.
Whatever the size of your hard drive, it can be surprising just how quickly the available space gets eaten up. When this happens, how do you track down the big files that make a real difference? This is where Agedu can help to analyze hard disk space usage in Linux.
Precise Puppy is the latest release of Puppy Linux which is built on top of Ubuntu Precise binary. Let check out its performance and usability.
[Linux / Mac] While typing the command in the terminal, you can easily use the “Up” arrow to get it to show the last typed command. What if you want to search for a command that you typed last week? The solution is simple. Simply press the keyboard shortcut “Ctrl + R” and you can […]
The default screen capture tool in Linux (particularly Ubuntu) is really minimal. If you are someone who need to take screen capture on a regular basis, I am sure you will appreciate the many features built into HotShots. It is really a lightweight and useful screen capture tool for Linux.
If you have a highly confidential data that you need to share with your friends, how would you send the file across without compromising on its security? One way is to embed the message in an image and send the encrypted image over. This form of data encryption is known as Steganography. Here are 3 tools that allow you to do so in Linux.
If you have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on your machine, you will notice that it won’t automatically upgrade to the latest version. Here is how you can upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 13.04.
For those command line lovers, you can easily display a calendar in the terminal with this command: cal This will work in both Linux and Mac OS X. The default “cal” command will show the calendar for the current month. If you want it to show other month, say January 2012, just type: cal 01 […]
If you are concerned about the security of your data on Dropbox’s server, and are fed up with the storage limitation, you may want to try out AeroFS. It sync your files across computer without storing them in the cloud and you can store as many files as your hard disk can hold.
We have often said that you should use a complicated and unique password for each and every of your account. You can do so with the aid of KeePass desktop password manager. This article will show you how to integrate KeePass with Chrome and Firefox in Ubuntu so you don’t have to remember any password again.
Linux Deepin is a beautiful Linux Distro based on Ubuntu. The latest version 12.12 is even better, more elegant and is running more smoothly than its previous version. If you have no intention to format your PC and install Linux Deepin from scratch, here is how you can install the Linux Deepin Desktop on Ubuntu and access it from the login screen.
The “Guest Session” mode in Ubuntu is useful only if you are planning to share your computer with other users. If you want to get rid of the “Guest Session” option in the login screen, here is how you can disable Guest Account in Ubuntu.