LINUX HOWTO

You can find some interesting articles & guides on Linux based softwares here.

How to List Packages Having Updates Available in Linux

List number packages updates

In this article, I will show you how to list the number of package updates available for install from the command line on Linux systems. I have used following tools apt, apt-get, aptitude, yum, apt-check script and apticron to list updates. Using [...]

Sergej Kalenichenko 8:21 am

Heimdall - A Tool to Manage Vulnerable Packages on Linux & Unix Systems

heimdall vulnerability management

Heimdall is a tool to manage all the vulnerabilities that are found in the Linux distributions installed in your servers or desktops. The centralized heimdall server collects all the vulnerabilities data from client machines through heimdall agent. This agent that [...]

Dwijadas Dey 2:00 am

How to Show Progress Bar for Linux Commands

progress bar linux

Many Linux commands like dd, cp, rsync, and mv are progressive, but have no progress bars showing as they run. There is not built in way to check the progress of ongoing operations. In this article, we’ll look at certain [...]

Eyram Amedzor 2:00 am

Terminus - A Super Modern Terminal App for Linux

terminus terminal app

The terminal is the Linux tool which is mostly used and it sometimes appears as our default environment. We can need to tune it by modifying its appearance. So you can need to make it more attractive for you. On [...]

Alain Francois 2:00 am

3 Brilliant Open Source Command Line Address Book for Linux

linux terminal address book

Modern computer systems employ various tools for managing contacts in our address books. With the proliferation of social media applications, this complexity has increased considerably and lacks the greatest simplicity in style most Linux users adore. This article shows three [...]

Nyah Check 2:15 am

How to Install "ripgrep" Tool in Linux

install ripgrep linux

Ripgrep is a line oriented search tool which combines the usefulness of the silver searcher and the speed of GNU grep. It works by recursively searching the current directory path for a regex pattern ignoring hidden and binary files by default. It [...]

Nyah Check 3:00 am

How to Configure Streaming Replication on PostgreSQL Instances

PostgreSQL replication streaming

In this article, I will show you Postgresql installation and its streaming replication configuration of two PostgreSQL instances on different hosts. Our goal is to install Postgres 9.5 on master host and Postgres 9.5 on slave host, and configure streaming [...]

Sergej Kalenichenko 2:00 am

Cipher - Command Line Tool to Encrypt/Decrypt Files and Directories

cipher encrypt file linux

ss you take some security measures to protect your environment and encrypt your data. Linux offers some encryption methods and there are some tools which can help you to encrypt your data. Encryption is important when you need to communicate sensitive information [...]

Alain Francois 2:00 am

How to Schedule shutdown, restart, hibernate and log off Tasks in Linux

task scheduler linux

Hello Linux Geeks, Have you ever felt a need for shutdown, restart, hibernate, log off or even custom task execution automatically on a schedule? If you say yes, then We have graphical tool ComplexShutdown doing this for us. It is [...]

Pradip Sakhavala 3:00 am

How to Disable Webcam and Microphone on Linux

disable webcam microphone linux

With the growing numbers of laptop users, more and more people are connected to the world with built-in webcam and microphone. But It comes with a price. As the world is moving towards digitization, more and more spyware are targeting [...]

Pradip Sakhavala 1:50 am

15 Linux Screen Command for Dealing Terminal Sessions

linux screen command examples

The screen is a terminal multiplexer. Using this, you can run any number of console-based-applications, interactive command shells, course-based applications, etc. You can use screen to keep running program after you accidentally close the terminal, or even after you log out and [...]

Alain Francois 3:45 am

How to Install "stacer" Monitoring and Optimising Tool on Linux

stacer linux install

Stacer is a GUI based open source resource monitoring and system optimizer tool for Linux. This app has a nice looking dashboard which provides CPU, Memory, Disk and System information. The new vesrion of stacer provides additional monitoring panel for process viewing [...]

Alain Francois 3:00 am

How to Configure AD Authentication with LDAP over Proxy with TLS/SSL

Configure AD Authentication LDAP

Both Active Directory (AD) and OpenLDAP play important roles in the enterprise. In fact, within the same company you’ll find the UNIX group using OpenLDAP and the LAN and Windows administrators using AD. However, most people are unable to fully [...]

Sergej Kalenichenko 3:00 am

10 Twitter Clients for Linux Desktop and Command Line

twitter linux client

This article shows a set awesome twitter clients which work on Linux Desktops and command line for your daily tweets. With the exponential growth in usage of twitter in recent years, more and more people like to express themselves on [...]

Pradip Sakhavala 2:11 pm