How to Debug HTTP/HTTPS Traffic on Linux

Debug HTTP Traffic linux

In this article, we'll delve and look how you can debug HTTP/HTTPS traffic on your Linux system. We'll feature OpenSSL and  htrace.sh script. htrace.sh  is a simple shell script used for debugging HTTP/https traffic tracing. In addition, it can also be [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:05 am

How to Install Neofetch in Ubuntu/Debian/Mint and ArchLinux

Install Neofetch Ubuntu

In this article, we'll look at How to install Neofetch. Neofetch is a cross-platform, simple shell script that scans for your system’s information and displays it in a terminal, together with an ASCII image or any desired image next to [...]

Jamie Arthur 1:44 am

How to Check Service Running on Specific Port on Linux

Check Service Running Port

Occasionally, we may need to check out the default port number of specific services/protocols or services listening on certain ports on Linux. A number of command line tools are available to help you search port names and numbers in your [...]

Jamie Arthur 3:23 am

How to Configure Static IP Address on Ubuntu 18.04

configure static ip ubuntu

Sometimes, you may find the need to configure a static IP address on your system. A  perfect example is when you want to make it a server and host services so that it is always reached using a permanent/static IP address. In [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:05 am

How to Install MySQL 8.0 on Ubuntu 18.04

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In this brief tutorial, we'll look at how you can install MySQL 8.0 on Ubuntu 18.04. MySQL is a free and opensource cross-platform database server that is used on many opensource projects and high availability systems such as LAMP and [...]

Jamie Arthur 5:34 am

QtPad - Modern Customizable Sticky Note App for Linux

QtPad Sticky Note App Linux

In this article, we'll focus on how to install and use QtPad on Ubuntu 18.04. Qtpad is a unique and highly customizable sticky note application written in Qt5 and Python3 tailored for Unix systems. Some of its notable features include: [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:34 am

How to Manually Install Security Updates on Ubuntu 18.04

Install Security Updates Ubuntu

One of the most crucial tasks that a systems administrator needs to undertake is ensuring that systems are patched with the latest security updates. Ubuntu is considered as one of the most secure Linux distributions but it can be susceptible [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:05 am

How to Configure Keyboard on Ubuntu 18.04

Configure keyboard ubuntu

Ubuntu 18.04 comes with many keyboard layouts that you can choose from depending on the Language and region. In this short article, we are going to show you how you can configure keyboard in Ubuntu 18.04on terminal. Keyboard Layout is [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:05 am

Pyradio - Play your Favorite Radio Station from Linux Terminal

play radio station terminal

Pyradio is a free and open source Python-based command line tool that allows you to play your favorite radio station online. We'll take you through the installation of Pyradio and how to play your favorite radio station online from Ubuntu [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:05 am

How to Install LibreOffice 6.0 on Ubuntu /Debian/Mint

install libreoffice linux

LibreOffice is a free and opensource office suite that gives the user ability to create Documents, Presentations, Spreadsheets, work with databases among many other functions. It's a productivity suite comprising Writer - Word processor Impress - Presentation software Calc - [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:05 am

4 Tools to Browse Internet from Linux Terminal

Browse Internet Command Line

In this article, we'll focus on how you can browse the internet from Linux command line using text-based browsers. Text browsers are browsers that only render the text contents of a web page, leaving out all the graphical content including [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:05 am

How to Check Cron Logs on Ubuntu 18.04

check cron Logs Ubuntu

In this article, we'll look at how to check cron logs and monitor jobs in real time in Ubuntu 18.04. A cron job is a task scheduler used for automation of repetitive tasks in a Linux environment. It is normally executed at a [...]

Jamie Arthur 5:42 am

How to Setup UFW Firewall on Ubuntu 18.04

Setup UFW firewall ubuntu

In this article, I'll show you how to setup UFW firewall on Ubuntu 18.04. In Ubuntu, the default firewall is UFW, short for Uncomplicated FireWall. It has been around since Ubuntu 18.04 release and was built to simplify iptables configuration which [...]

Jamie Arthur 8:43 am

How to Install Java 8 on Ubuntu 18.04

install java ubuntu

In this article, we'll focus on how to install java on Ubuntu 18.04 from the terminal. We will begin by installing the default JDK/JRE. Java is an application that is a prerequisite in a wide range of software such as Tomcat [...]

Jamie Arthur 2:19 am