RSSCategory: OPEN SOURCE TOOLS

How To Install Dropbox In Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

"Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring your photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily. Dropbox was founded in 2007 by Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi, two MIT students tired of emailing files to themselves to work from more than one computer." In this article I will teach you how to […]

January 10, 2014 | By
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How To Install Sublime Text Editor In Linux

In this tutorial I will teach you how to install Sublime Text in your linux machine. Sublime Text is a shiny text editor for code, markup and prose. 1. Download Sublime Text for linux. 2. Open a new terminal. If you use Ubuntu press CTRL + ALT + T on your keyboard and a terminal […]

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Install Nmon - Monitor Linux System Performance using Java Analyzer

There are a lot of resource monitoring tools on the internet. On of the most used monitoring tool is nmon. With this tool, you can almost monitoring everything. From CPU, Memory, Disks, Network and even Filesystem can be monitored by nmon. What is nmon and Java Nmon Analyzer Nmon is a short for Nigel’s performance […]

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Lynis - Security Tool for Audit and Hardening Linux / Unix Systems

System administrator must have known about the importance of security. Maintaining servers are not just make the server is up and running but it should be secure too. Security is not coming by default. We need to tune-up the systems to fit our needs. Since security has a wide coverage, sometimes its easy for us […]

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How To Play Tetris Game In Your Console

Dear linoxide reader, I know that Tetris(tm) enthusiasts will like this article and find it very helpful! Have you ever played yetris game? yetris is a customizable Tetris clone for the console that aims to bring alot of fun and entertainment to people. It has very nice graphics, a colored textual interface, upp to 6 […]

December 31, 2013 | By
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How To Limit CPU Usage Of A Process In Linux With cpulimit Tool

While administering your linux system you need to limit the CPU usage of a process, but what is the right tool to do it? Have you ever used cpulimit? cpulimit is a nice command-line tool written in C programming language for limiting the CPU usage of a process by acting on the executable program file, […]

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How To Play Music From The Terminal

Dear linux geek, In this article we will teach you how to play your music from the terminal. The tool we will use is mplayer. mplayer is a movie player and encoder for linux. It runs on many other platforms and can play the following files: MPEG VOB AVI ASF/WMA/WMV RM QT/MOV/MP4 Ogg/OGM MKV VIVO […]

December 29, 2013 | By
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Geary 0.4.3 Has Been Released, Install It In Ubuntu

Hi linux geeks, Yorba has released Geary 0.4.3 with two major fixes: Fix “squished” conversation list when used with certain themes Compile-time support for WebKitGTK 2.0 In this article we will teach you how to install the latest version of the Yorba's IMAP email client in your Ubuntu machine. Open a new terminal (CTRL+ALT+T) and […]

December 27, 2013 | By
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Linux Tool To Know Weather in your City from Terminal

weather-util is a nice command-line utility to obtain weather conditions and forecasts directly from the terminal. Where does this tool get the information? It retrieves and processes METAR data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and forecasts from the National Weather Service. Install weather-util in Ubuntu and Debian with the following command. sudo apt-get […]

December 27, 2013 | By
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How To Install Applications From The Web Browser In Ubuntu

Hi linux geeks! A hardworking binary geek is always looking for new tips and tricks so i thought to share a nice project with you guys. Why should you care about this article? If you are a passionate linux person like me, you should but even if you aren't it is always good to get […]

December 24, 2013 | By
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How To Monitor Network Load in Ubuntu With slurm Tool

There are times when we need to get information and stats about our network load such as received packets, transmitted packets, current download speed etc. In this article I will teach you how to monitor your network load with a nice tool called slurm. The slurm tool can be used to show device statistics together […]

December 23, 2013 | By
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How To Bulk Rename Files And Folders In Ubuntu

Hi linux geeks! How are you? In this article we will share a nice tip that will make mass file and folder rename process very easy. The tool we will use is called pyRenamer. To install it in Ubuntu or a Debian distro use the following command. sudo apt-get install pyrenamer Ok linux friends, I […]

December 20, 2013 | By
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How To Take Screenshot With scrot - Command Line Tool In Linux

Dear linoxide reader, In this article we will teach you how to use a nice command-line tool called scrot that is used take screenshots in your linux machine. According to the description in the manual, this screen capture utility uses imlib2 library to aquire and save images. I like to practise the tool as much […]

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RemoteBox - A VirtualBox Client

Virtualization is becoming a technology trend. The need of resource efficiency, energy efficiency and save money are one of the main reasons why we need virtualization. Virtualization is intended to servers or data centers. But now, users can also try or enjoy virtualization with VirtualBox. VirtualBox is free and it is intended for those who […]

December 19, 2013 | By
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