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How to Change Bash Shell Prompt Colorful and Attractive in Linux

Most of us work with a shell prompt. By default most, Linux distro displays hostname and current working directory. But only a few may be knowing about customizing the Bash prompt. You will be excited to know that you can change the color of your shell prompt to impress your friends or to make your own […]

March 29, 2017 | By
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muzier-cli - A Command Line Tool to Download MP3 from Youtube

There are number of tools available for downloading youtube mp3 using command line interface tool. But these tools generally needs a video player like vlc or mplayer. The muzier command line interface i.e muzier-cli downloads mp3 from youtube and soundcloud without using these players. By default, this is basically a YouTube audio player and down-loader. […]

March 28, 2017 | By in LINUX HOWTO
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Echofish - Tool to Monitor System Logs via Web Browser

Echofish is a freeware, open source tool which provides the capability to monitor your system logs using your web browser and in an easy to understand format. Log file analysis is not an easy task, especially if you have to do it on daily basis. You have to go through a lot of log files […]

March 27, 2017 | By
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13 Practical df Command Examples to Check Disk Space in Linux

The df command displays the disk space usage for the Linux filesystems. It displays the amount of total and free disk space available on the mounted file systems. Using the command, we can also find used blocks and inodes in the file system. In this article, we will explain various options of df command with […]

March 24, 2017 | By
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How to Install Kanboard and Authenticate Using Ldap on Ubuntu Linux

Kanboard is a free and open source project management software program which is designed to manage projects efficiently using kanban methodology. Using kanban method one can visualize the work-flow, limiting work in progress and work efficiently. There is a clear overview of the project with a board where each column represents a step in a […]

March 23, 2017 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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How to Install Tig - Text Mode Interface for Git on Ubuntu 16.04

In this article, we are going show you installation and usage of an awesome tool which is 'tig'. It's a great Git Command Line Tool with ncurses-based text-mode interface for git. Something between the command line and full blown windowed GUI applications would be great to work on like 'tig'. It functions mainly as a […]

March 22, 2017 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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Psutil - Library to Fectch Running Process and System Utilization Information

Psutil is a python based library, it provides an interface to monitor your computer system's resources. You can use this utility and its available APIs to find out all details about currently running processes, their resource consumption like memory, network and disk usage etc. It is a cross-platform application which works on all popular operating […]

March 21, 2017 | By in PROGRAMMING
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How to Setup OpenLDAP Server and Authenticate Client Workstation

LDAP or lightweight directory access protocol allows anyone to locate and connect to organizations, peoples and other resources like files and devices in a network (public/private). LDAP follows X.500 standard, a standard for directory service in a network that typically uses usual client/server paradigm. LDAP is lighter because in its initial version it did not […]

March 20, 2017 | By
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antiX - Lightweight Linux Distro Run on Minimum Memory and CPU

If you have some old computer lying around that is too old to run latest Linux or Windows, but not old enough for the dumpster, this article is for you. We will review AntiX Linux, which is tailored with computers with small amounts of memory and slow CPUs. It is based on Debian GNU/Linux and […]

March 17, 2017 | By
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Pet - A Command Line Snippet Manager for Linux

If you manage a lot of Linux systems via command line, you must be aware of the hectic task to remember all the commands you use on daily basis. You often need to go into your system's history and find the required commands from there. Pet is a command line based tool which makes a […]

March 16, 2017 | By
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How to Setup Rancher for Multi Host Docker Container Management

This article talks about setting up Rancher for Multi-host Docker container orchestration. If you've had the experience of running containerized applications at scale, then you should have been struggling with how to manage potential dozens of  'dockerized' applications. This can easily be solved with the assistance of a deployment tool like Rancher. Rancher deployment workflow […]

March 15, 2017 | By
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How to Setup Sandstorm Personal Cloud Server in Linux

Sandstorm is an Open Source self-hostable web productivity suite implemented as a security-hardened web app package manager. It is a radically easier way to run personal instances of your web application at one place. It allows you to have your own personal server to install multiple application on it through an app store interface as […]

March 14, 2017 | By in CONTAINERS
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How to Use Linux Hexdump Command with Practical Examples

Hexdump is a very useful Linux command for developers and application debuggers. It has ability to dump file contents into many formats like hexadecimal, octal, ASCII and decimal. This command takes a file, or any standard input, as input parameter and converts it to the format of your choice. Let's assume you work with binary […]

March 13, 2017 | By in LINUX COMMANDS
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Climate - An Ultimate Command Line Tool for Linux Developers

Climate is a command-line tool which is developed for Linux Developers. It provides a huge number of tools for the developers to automate their system.  We can also utilize this tool to learn and understand various Unix commands. There is also an option to print each command before they're executed to help you memorize them over […]

March 10, 2017 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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