OPEN SOURCE TOOLS

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

How to Use Curl Command with Examples

How to use curl command

Back in the mid-1990’s a Swedish programmer named Daniel Stenberg started a project that eventually became what we know as curl today. curl is a command line tool to transfer data to or from a server, using any of the supported [...]

Slavisa Milojkovic 6:49 pm

What are the Different Text Editors for Ubuntu

find ubuntu text editors

A myriad of text editors are available for Ubuntu, and if you use them well, you may as well join the expert group of Linux code developers. In the article, we will look at some of the best text editors [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:14 pm

How to Configure and Install Webmin on Ubuntu

How to install webmin on ubuntu

Webmin is a web-based control panel that is used for administration of Linux systems. It is written in Perl and helps systems administrators to have an overview of their server performance at a glance. Webmin eliminates the hassle of manually [...]

Jamie Arthur 10:35 am

Learn Methods to Install and Use TensorFlow in Ubuntu

How to install and use tensorflow in ubuntu

TensorFlow is an open-source deep learning software system built by Google to train neural networks.TensorFlow can perform image recognition, human language audio recognition and solving partial differential equations. We will install TensorFlow and all of the packages required to use [...]

Ahmed Abdalhamid 11:12 am

How to Use Google Drive on Ubuntu Linux

How to use google drive ubuntu linux

Have you ever wondered how you can install and access Google Drive folder on your Ubuntu system? Its now 2019 and we are still waiting for official google drive client from google, but we have few clients that work flawlessly. In [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:05 am

Dcp - Tool to Securely Transfer Files Between Linux Computers

DCP tool securely transfer files linux

Transfer files remotely has for a long time been a reserve of rsync and SCP  protocols. In this article, we will take a look at how you can transfer files between Linux computers using dcp tool. dcp tool is a handy tool that [...]

Winnie Ondara 12:05 am

What are the Best Youtube Video Downloader for Ubuntu

youtube downloader linux

Downloading videos from Youtube to your PC comes in handy especially when you know you are going to be offline for long periods of time, for instance when you are catching a flight or a train. What's more is that [...]

Winnie Ondara 4:54 am

Xrdp - Connect Ubuntu Linux Remote Desktop via RDP from Windows

xrdp linux desktop remote rdp

How often do you access Linux Desktop? What tools do you use to access remote desktop? Xrdp is an open source tool which allows users to access the Linux remote desktop via Windows RDP. Apart from Windows RDP, xrdp tool also accepts [...]

Alain Francois 12:25 pm

How to Synchronize Directories Using Lsyncd in Linux

Use Lsyncd Linux

In this article, I'll explain how to install Lsyncd(Live Syncing Mirror Daemon) on Linux systems and how to synchronize remote and local directories in Linux.  Lsyncd is a light-weight live mirror solution that is comparatively easy to install without hampering existing [...]

Mihajlo Milenovic 2:00 am

How to Install Kodi on Linux

Install Kodi Linux

Kodi is a free and open source cross-platform media streaming application, that was developed by Xbox Media Center (XBMC). It provides media content in an appealing and user-friendly format and allows users to provide their own content from a local or remote location. [...]

Winnie Ondara 12:05 am

How to Install and Use YouTube-DL on Ubuntu 18.04

Install YouTube-DL ubuntu

This guide will take you through how to install and use Install YouTube-DL on Ubuntu 18.04. YouTube-DL is a command line tool written in Python to help users download videos from YouTube, Dailymotion, Yahoo, Facebook, Flickr,  PressTV and many other sites. YouTube-DL is a cross-platform [...]

Josphat Mutai 12:05 am

Mkcert - Create SSL Certificates for Local Development on Linux

SSL Certificates local Development Environment

In this article, I'll explain how to install mkcert, a zero-config tool on our latest Ubuntu system. Mkcert is a simple tool which can be used in making locally trusted certificates. It doesn't require any configuration. It is always dangerous or [...]

Saheetha Shameer 12:05 am

How to Install and Configure Magento 2 on Ubuntu 18.04

Configure Magento Nginx Ubuntu

Magento 2 is the successor of the powerful open source eCommerce platform Magento available on your Linux distributions. This tutorial will give the steps to install Magento 2 with Nginx on Ubuntu 18.04. This software is written in PHP and [...]

Alain Francois 12:05 am

LF - Feature Rich Terminal Manager for Linux

LF Terminal Manager Linux

In this guide, we will cover the installation and usage of LF file manager on Linux. LF which is an abbreviation of (List files) is console file manager written in Go. LF provides minimalistic and nice curses interface with a view [...]

Josphat Mutai 2:51 am