Looking for a way to extract embedded images from pdf files in Ubuntu? PDFImages is a tool that makes image extraction from PDF files a cakewalk. Check it out.
Linux (especially Ubuntu) tips & tricks
Glances is a cross-platform command-line text-based tool to monitor your system. Here’s how to install and configure it on Ubuntu.
In this article we go over the popular choices for file systems on Linux and the benefits of using them. We explain what each file system is for and who should use it.
Want more info about your graphics card? In this article we explain how to get graphics card information using the Linux command line.
Bored with Chrome OS? GalliumOS is a specialized Linux distribution based on Ubuntu for Chromebooks only. Is it worth using? Let’s find out!
You can easily monitor Linux system performance like CPU, memory, network, disks, file systems, NFS, and processes, using Nmon. Here’s how.
OpenSUSE has thrown their hat into the ring of free enterprise Linux distributions: OpenSUSE Leap. Does it have what it takes to replace CentOS and others like it? Let’s find out!
The Linux IP command is very similar to ifconfig, but it is more powerful. In this article we’ll review how to assign Static IP Address, Static Route, Default Gateway and Assigning IP Address on demand using IP command.
BeeBEEP is a cross-platform peer-to-peer LAN messenger that allows you to communicate as well as share files with others on the Local Area Network. Here’s how it works on Ubuntu.
Ntop is an open-source and very useful network-monitoring tool that displays a list of hosts that are currently using the network and reports information. Here’s how to install and configure it.
The latest version the Cinnamon desktop environment, version 2.8, was recently released and brings a host of bug fixes and improvements as well as some new features. Let’s take a look at them.
Have you ever wished you could mount your entire remote Google Music library in a folder on your Linux desktop? If so, GMusicFS may interest you. Here’s how it works.
Mod_evasive is an Apache module that provides evasive action in the event of an HTTP DoS, DDoS, or brute force attack. Here’s how to use it to keep Apache secure.
Stogram is an easy-to-use, cross-platform, stand-alone application that can be used to download your entire Instagram library. Let’s see how the Linux version stacks up.
Retroshare is a filesharing network that takes the idea of P2P network and extends it to a friend-to-friend (F2F) network. Here it can help you privately connect with friends and family.
An Arch fan has taken it upon himself to create Architect Linux: a tool that makes it easy to install Arch Linux from scratch. Here’s how it stacks up to other Arch installers.
Mod_status is an Apache module that displays a web page containing statistics including worker processes. Here’s how to monitor Apache web server with it.
Looking to download your Google Music Library to Ubuntu? Check out Gmpydl, otherwise known as Google Music Python Downloader.