OPEN SOURCE TOOLS

This category introduces the installation/configuration of many useful open source tools to ease your job.

How to Install Advanced Equalizer 'PulseEffects' on Linux

PulseEffects Equalizer Linux

If you've been looking for an advanced audio equalizer for Linux, then look no more because you've come to the right place. Here I'll introduce you to PulseEffects, which is an equalizer, limiter, reverb, and compressor for PulseAudio. So let's [...]

Josphat Mutai 12:05 am

Tlog - A Tool to Record / Play Terminal IO and Sessions

Tlog Terminal Recorder Linux

Tlog is a terminal I/O recording and playback package for Linux Distros. It's suitable for implementing centralized user session recording. It logs everything that passes through as JSON messages. The primary purpose of logging in JSON format is to eventually deliver the [...]

Saheetha Shameer 9:24 am

How to Install Gerbera on Ubuntu 16.04

install gerbera

The Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) is a network protocol designed to allow devices to connect easily and simplify the digital media sharing, communications, and entertainment between your devices on your local network. It exists some Linux tools which can help [...]

Alain Francois 10:02 am

Newsboat - A Terminal Based RSS/Atom Feed Reader

newsboat RSS Atom Feed Reader

RSS is a data exchange format defined in XML. You can deliver data by embedding it in this format, and you can collect data from multiple sources in this format. We're talking about RSS feeds or even atom feeds. It is the [...]

Alain Francois 12:10 am

GSmartControl - A GUI Tool to Check HDD/SSD Health on Linux

GSmartControl check hdd ssd

GSmartControl is a GUI alternative for smartctl, a tool for controlling SMART data on hard disk drives and solid state drives. With this software, you can check the SMART data in order to determine its health. It also allows you [...]

Ivo Ursino 9:13 am

Install Tilix Terminal Emulator in Ubuntu/Fedora/Arch Linux

install Tilix Terminal Emulator

Tilix is a tiling terminal emulator for Linux based in GTK+ 3. It has some interesting features that improve the user experience when using the terminal. What is GTK+ 3? It's a cross-platform widget toolkit for creating GUIs. Tilix uses [...]

Ivo Ursino 12:05 am

Newsroom - Command Line Tool to Read your Favorite News

Newsroom linux news reader

For the latest information and stay informed you must browse each site. The easiest way would be to have a tool that lists certain sites like hackernews, techcrunch etc with their latest news. In this sense, there is an interesting software [...]

Alain Francois 12:05 am

System Tar Restore - Feature-rich Backup Script for Linux

backup script tar restore linux

"System Tar and Restore" is an open-source program for Linux that offers several options to create backups and restore them. It consists of two scripts: One is the main program and the other one is a GUI wrapper. It has [...]

Ivo Ursino 12:05 am

Suplemon - Modern CLI Text Editor with Multi Cursor Support

suplemon text editor

Suplemon is a modern text editor for CLI that emulates the multi cursor behavior and other features of Sublime Text. It's lightweight and really easy to use, just as Nano is. One of the benefits of using a CLI editor [...]

Ivo Ursino 12:05 am

How To Search 'DuckDuckGo' from Command Line

DuckDuckGo search commandline

DuckDuckGo is an Internet search engine that lets the user search protecting its privacy, and show the best results instead of giving outputs based on previous searches. Googler is one of the popular utility to search google from the command line, [...]

Ivo Ursino 1:40 am

Bash Insulter - Get Insulted When Typing Wrong Linux Commands

typing wrong commands get insulted

Bash Insulter is a funny CLI tool that insults you randomly when you type a wrong command. It can bring out a smile on these long working days. This tool is open-source and its code is available in the official Github [...]

Ivo Ursino 8:25 am

6 Feature-rich OpenSource CAD Tools for Linux

cad tools linux

CAD software is an important tool for engineers, animators, and graphic designers. In comparison with the proprietary CAD tools, Open Source free CAD software is as sophisticated as with its commercial counterparts. Also due to the demand, commercial CAD software [...]

Dwijadas Dey 12:05 am

Deepl - Command Line Language Translator Tool for Linux

Command Line Language Translator

DeepL is a command line tool which delivers text translation capabilities to your console. DeepL Translator is developed by German tech company DeepL. It is available to everyone, free of charge on www.DeepL.com. DeppL translator is based on very advanced [...]

Pradip Sakhavala 2:00 am