As Systemd timers begin to replace cron’s dominance, this article presents the basics of setting up your own systemd timer and making sure it’s running properly on your system.
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The ping command is very useful to check if a site/device is online or not. You can also analyze the speed of your computer and the site you’re trying to contact. Here is how to use it.
Solarized turns your Linux terminals and applications into works of art with a simple 16-color palette. It can reduce eye strain associated with staring at a computer monitor for extended periods of time.
Netctl makes it easy to use Systemd-like commands to enable and disable network profiles. Here is how to use Netctl to create wired and wireless profiles and manipulate them to start manually or at boot.
The use of groups in Linux forms the basis of access control on local systems and networks. Here we will discuss the handful of ways in which you can add users to groups and grant them access to files.
The default command-line interface in Windows isn’t the best, and there are a lot of third-party consoles around. These are some of the best terminal emulators for Windows 10
Linux offers a number of tools for examining your running processes. Here are some of the best terminal tools for you to better manage processes in Linux.
While there are many Inventive games that pushed the boundaries of what’s possible for puzzle games, there were no n-curses-based Rubik’s Cube for the Unix console, until now.
If you are looking for a lightweight image viewer that can be accessed from the terminal, Feh is the one for you.
In this week’s roundup we have seven apps that help you get the most out of the Terminal app. From helping you download YouTube content to letting you share your Terminal sessions, these apps will help you be more productive with Terminal.
There are a number of hidden files tucked away in your Linux’s home directory. One of them is .bashrc up near the top of your hidden files. What is bashrc, and why is editing bashrc useful? Let’s find out.
Most of the search commands only read plain text files and not PDFs. To search PDF files from the terminal, you can use pdfgrep. Learn about pdfgrep here.
If you are in need of freeing up system resources, here’s a quick tip in Mac to pause background processes and resume after you’ve finished your work.
You can record a terminal session with any screen recording program, but Showterm for Linux makes it very easy to record and embed on a site. Here’s how it works.
Linux software is generally not readily available for Mac. With MacPorts you can now install Linux software on Mac from the command line.
It would be helpful if your Linux scripts and terminal commands could send you desktop notifications. Well, they can, and it’s super easy to set up!
MPD is an amazing tool that lets you take control of your music library in Linux. Use it with NCMPCPP for the ultimate command-line music experience!
When you have a folder full of files, it can be difficult to find the exact file count. Learn how you can count the number of files in a directory in Linux.