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How to Use GPG Commands to Create Public key for Secure Communication

Let us first try to understand what is encryption. Encryption is a process of embedding plain text data in such a way that it cannot be decoded by outsiders. It is necessary to encrypt data to prevent misuse. The GNU Privacy Guard (GPG) application allows you to encrypt and decrypt information. It is based on the […]

April 4, 2017 | By in SECURITY
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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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How to Customize Shell Variable PS1-PS4 on Bash Prompt

You can see the real beauty of Linux when you use shell commands. There are some tasks which you cannot do in GUI and you have to use the shell. So having knowledge in shell commands, it will keep you ahead of the others. By default, the shell prompt display hostname and working directory. Using […]

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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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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 […]

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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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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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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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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 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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