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MPS-Youtube - Play and Download Youtube Video on Linux Command Line

MPS-Youtube is a freeware, youtube player and downloader application which works right from your command line. You can use this tool on your Linux system  terminal to search, play, and download youtube videos and playlists. It is a tiny utility which works flawlessly on all flavors of Linux, Microsoft Windows and Mac operating systems. It […]

March 9, 2017 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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6 Tools to Search Source Code for Developers in Linux

While searching for text in files inside a directory structure from command prompt/shell, there are many tools available in linux. The one of the tool which is oldest and widely used is grep that stands for global regular expression print. There are some issues with grep like it is not as fast while searching source […]

March 8, 2017 | By in PROGRAMMING
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How to Setup Naemon Networking Monitoring Tool in Linux

Naemon is an Open Source system and network monitoring application which watches hosts and other services that you specify, alerts you when things go bad and notifies you when they get better. Naemon is based on Nagios 4.0.2 and aims to be a drop in replacement for Nagios. Naemon Suite is currently roughly equivalent to […]

March 7, 2017 | By in LINUX HOWTO
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Tizonia - A Command Line Music Player for Linux

Tizonia is an Open source multimedia software project based on OpenMAX IL for those who love to stream music. It has every potential to become your one stop music player, if you share a LAN with friends, you can setup a common music server. Tizonia project also features an audio streaming client/server for Linux with […]

March 6, 2017 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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Buku - Manage Browser Bookmarks from Linux Command Line

In the modern world of IT and internet, a bookmark is an integral part of our daily life internet browsing. It is actually a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) which is stored for later retrieval. Modern day web browsers are considered incomplete without this feature. Almost all popular browsers like Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Internet Explorer use […]

March 3, 2017 | By
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How to Install Kubernetes on CoreOS in Vagrant

Earlier we had an article about installing Kubernetes on CentOS and Ubuntu, and this time we go for CoreOS. CoreOS container Linux is an OS that uses containers for all applications you install to it, and does not have package manager like RPM or APT. Together with Ubuntu and CentOS it is one of popular platforms for […]

March 2, 2017 | By in CONTAINERS
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How to Setup Graphite with Statsd on an Ubuntu 16.04

Hi, today we are going to show you installation and configuration of Graphite and Statsd on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. In short Graphite is a highly scalable real-time graphing system which provides real-time visualization and storage of numeric time-series data. This means that Graphite requires other applications to collect and transfer the data points. The Graphite […]

March 1, 2017 | By in MONITORING
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lnav - Tool to View and Analyze Log Files from Linux Terminal

The Log File Navigator ( abbreviated as "lnav" ) is a tiny useful utility which helps users take an easy and cleaner look at system's log files. It is a freeware application which runs on Linux and Mac operating systems. For system administrators or any Linux desktop user, identifying system or application errors are possible […]

February 28, 2017 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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How to Setup Openshift Origin on CentOS 7.2

OpenShift Origin is the open source upstream project that powers OpenShift, Red Hat's container application platform. It provides support for Python, PHP, Perl, Node.js, Ruby, and Java and is extensible so that users can add support for other languages. The resources allocated for applications can be automatically or manually scaled as per required so that […]

February 27, 2017 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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5 Prominent Linux Container Specific Operating Systems

Since the ascent of docker there is a need for an operating system that is lighter as well as secure. The docker container is dependent only on few set of kernel features whose size is around  few MB. So if you are hosting a micro apps inside a container and the container is hosted on […]

February 24, 2017 | By in DISTROS
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Fasd - Alternative Tool for Autojump to Quick Access Linux Filesystem

Fasd is a command-line productivity booster that offers quick access to linux files and directories for POSIX shells (Portable Operating System Interface). It is the similar tool like autojump, z and v used to navigate filesystem. Fasd keeps track of files and directories you have accessed, so that you can quickly reference them in the […]

February 23, 2017 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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A Better Way To Take Screenshot on Linux using PMSS

PMSS (Poor Man's Screenshooter) is a command line utility which makes capturing screenshots a piece of cake. It is a small, freeware, easy to use shell script which hardly consumes any system resources. It uses well know Linux command line utility, Scrot , on the backend. In order to understand the effectivity of PMSS, lets […]

February 22, 2017 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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How To Copy / Paste Command's Output using Xclip on Linux

Clipboard is a very useful utility in modern day operating systems. Clipboard technology uses the method of copy and paste to temporary store and transfer data between different applications or documents. If you are using GUI  based Linux operating system than copy and paste operation is seamless, however, command line users of Linux operating system […]

February 21, 2017 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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How to Setup Seafile File Storage Server on Ubuntu 16.04

Seafile storage server is an open-source cloud-based file storage system similar to Dropbox. Seafile can be deployed on a client’s own system and  this feature provides a stronger security as the passwords are only interchanged between the client who setup the system and his / her own users rather than a cloud hosting organization. This article […]

February 20, 2017 | By in STORAGE
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