Author Archive: Dwijadas Dey

Dwijadas Dey is working with GNU/Linux, Open source systems since 2005. Having avid follower of GNU/Linux, He believes in sharing and spreading the open source ideas to the targeted audience. Apart from freelancing he also writes for community. His current interest includes information and network security.

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Machma - Enables to Run Multiple Commands Parallel in Linux

In order to fully utilize computing power, jobs can be run in parallel. For example, re-sizing of images sequentially takes a lot of time, On the other hand re-sizing of multiple images in parallel makes better use of multi-core CPU and therefore is much faster. Machma makes it very easy to execute tasks in parallel […]

May 24, 2017 | By in LINUX HOWTO
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ANGRYsearch - Super Quick File Search Desktop Tool on Linux

ANGRYsearch is a linux file search utility that attempts to emulate 'Everything Search Engine' that is available in Windows. ANGRYsearch displays result as you type the file name or directories. ANGRYsearch is written in python 3 using PyQt5 for GUI. This tutorial covers installation and usages of this tool, a python based fast search utility […]

May 15, 2017 | By in LINUX HOWTO
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Mycli - Command Line Autocomplete Tool for MySQL with Syntax Highlighting

MyCLI is a command line interface for MySQL, MariaDB, and Percona with auto-completion and syntax highlighting. The auto-completion will help you write queries faster and with ease. The REPL (Read, Eval, Print, Loop) will pop up a suggestion menu as soon as you start typing. The suggestions are context sensitive based on the position of […]

May 10, 2017 | By in LINUX HOWTO
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14 Command Line Tools to Check CPU Usage in Linux

CPU performance is one aspect of measuring the performance of a system. Monitoring the performance of CPU is essential to debug processes inside any system, manage system resources, making system decisions, and evaluating and examining systems in real time. There are a lot of tools available to monitor and display CPU performance and these tools […]

May 9, 2017 | By in LINUX HOWTO
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How to Setup osquery to Monitor Security Threat on Ubuntu

OSQUERY is an open source tool developed by Facebook for querying various information related to the state of your machines like running processes, loaded Kernel modules, active logged in users, active listening ports etc. This system instrumentation framework make low-level operating system analytic and monitoring both efficient and intuitive. OSQUERY exposes an operating system as […]

May 1, 2017 | By in SECURITY
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Tiny Care Terminal - Dashbaord Tool to show Tweets, Git Commits and Weather

If you use terminal a lot and lost deep inside the code or blinking cursor then Tiny-Care-Terminal is a small dashboard that reminds you to take a break and take care of yourself. The dashboard displays your git commits for the last week, the weather and non intrusive little messages from a wistful parrot urging […]

April 25, 2017 | By in LINUX HOWTO
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How to Install EmojiOne Color SVGinOT Font in Ubuntu

SVG in Open Type(SVGinOT) is a standard by Adobe and Mozilla for color OpenType and Open Font Format fonts. It allows font creators to embed complete SVG files within a font enabling full color and even animations. EmojiOne Color Font uses glyphs from the free Emoji One artwork. The font works in all operating systems, […]

April 20, 2017 | By
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Keeper - A Better Secure Way to Store Password from Command Line

Keeper password manager is a tool that stores password credentials in an encrypted digital vault. You need one master password to gain access to the vault and then create a new entry for password, edit/view previous passwords. You can also specify password complexity rules and generate a strong password using random password generators. Keeper password […]

April 3, 2017 | By in LINUX HOWTO
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recterm - A Nice Way to Record Videos with Audio on Linux Terminal

We generally record the terminal with a video recorder but the output video is generally blurry and not high quality. ASCIINEMA is a lightweight tool that record and share terminal session with high quality video. The drawbacks of asciinema is that the video does not include the audio. The recterm is a tool that can […]

March 30, 2017 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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Borg - Linux Backup Tool featured Deduplicating, Compression and Encryption

Borg Backup (aka: Borg) is a deduplicating backup program that supports compression and authenticated encryption.The main goal of Borg is to provide an efficient and secure way to backup data. The data deduplication technique used in Borg backup makes it suitable for daily backups since only changes are stored and the authenticated encryption technique makes […]

March 29, 2017 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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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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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 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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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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