Transferring files is nothing new. However, Transfer.sh is an exciting tool that lets you do so via the terminal. It works on any system that has bash and curl.
Linux (especially Ubuntu) tips & tricks
Love Google Hangouts but wish you could use something other than the official client? You can now use Google Hangouts on Pidgin with Purple Hangouts.
Audacity is a free open source software for recording and editing sounds. This beginner’s guide will get you up and running with Audacity on Linux.
Looking for an easy way to mount Google Drive in Linux? Check out Google-Drive-Ocamlfuse, a FUSE-based file system written in the OCaml language.
Looking for a more secure browser for Linux? Check out Xombrero web browser, a minimalist browser with sophisticated built-in security features. It has a familiar interface similar to Firefox.
Looking for a lightweight VPN tool for Linux? Meet Fruho. It’s built with OpenVPN and makes use of various encryption standards by default. Check it out.
There’s an old school of thought that says that Linux is more secure than other operating systems. Do you think Linux is more secure than other OS?
MediaTomb is DLNA server software with a friendly and easy-to-configure set of options. Here is how to set up MediaTomb on Linux.
One of the most popular ways to back up data is with an NAS. However, there are many other reasons why a network storage device may be a good idea. Here are a few of them.
There’s a new project that combines the Free BSD kernel along with all the tools and utilities: UbuntuBSD. When you install this OS you’ll get access to all BSD features (ZFS, ports tree, etc.) and Ubuntu features.
This article goes over several ways to push terminal programs into the background and keep them there by running bash commands. Each method listed is good for its own special-use case.
If you’ve ever wanted to check your hardware specifications, kernel version, uptime, desktop environment type, and more on Linux, check out NeoFetch.
In an earlier article we showed you five of the best icon themes for Linux, and now we will list five more custom icon packs for Linux that will add a fair bit of eye candy to your desktop.
Want to disable automatic updates on Ubuntu to limit Internet bandwidth, stick to a particular version of a software or OS kernel, or another reason? Here’s how to do it.
Shashlik is an impressive take on running Android apps on Linux. The best part is that you’re not required to have Chrome. Here’s how it works.
OpenShot is a fairly famous simple video editor for Linux. The new version is in public beta. Here’s how to get it installed and working.
Recently Microsoft updated their Skype platform (on everything but Linux), so it’s time that Linux users dumped Skype. Here’s a list of four decent alternatives worth checking out.
There are many screencasting tools for Windows and Mac OS, and ironically, there’s no dearth of applications on Linux. In this article you will learn about the functioning of one such tool – SimpleScreenRecorder.