RSSCategory: OPEN SOURCE TOOLS

Genymotion Emulator - Running Android Apps in Ubuntu

Not everyone has the opportunity to buy an android device or a smartphone, but everyone can use for free the android emulator software. The android emulator software can be used by developers or normal users for testing applications without using a physical device. It can also be useful for gamers and salesman. You can read […]

Posted on : December 9, 2013 , Last Updated on : December 9, 2013 By
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Linux vnstat - A Console Network Traffic Monitoring Tool

There are a lot of network monitoring tool in the internet. The most popular one may be Multi Router Traffic Graph or known as MRTG. To access MRTG, we need to install a web server. If you don’t want to install a web server, you may want to use vnstat as an MRTG alternative. Vnstat […]

Posted on : December 8, 2013 , Last Updated on : December 9, 2013 By
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Tool md5sum - Verify Files are Safe to Use after Download

We download many files from the internet, but are they safe to use? Do you test the files you download before using them? MD5 (Message-Digest algorithm 5) hashes can be used to confirm both files authenticity and integrity. How can we calculate the md5 hash of a file in linux? Most of linux distributions come […]

Posted on : December 8, 2013 , Last Updated on : December 9, 2013 By
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2 Tools to Perform Google Search from Terminal on Linux

Everyone knows how to google from a web browser, but an ambitious computer geek loves to shine in his or her terminal. Passion and dedication for computer systems exceed everything, the sky is the limit. Don't you believe me? Believes that you are on your server without graphic environment and you need to verify an […]

Posted on : December 6, 2013 , Last Updated on : April 29, 2017 By
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How To Create A Simple Chat With netcat In Linux

Hi binary geeks! Lately I have been reading a book about Netcat Power Tools and I have picked up new skills that can be used to solve problems in your binary life. I never thought or imagined that such a simple tool can be so powerful until the moment i started practising it. What is […]

Posted on : December 5, 2013 , Last Updated on : December 9, 2013 By
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How To Install Clementine Music Player In Ubuntu

Clementine is a cross-platform music player inspired by Amaraok 1.4. It has a very simple user interface that makes searching and playing music very easy. You can also listen to the internet radio from: Spotify Grooveshark Last.fm SomaFM Magnatune Jamendo SKY.fm Digitally Imported JAZZRADIO.com Soundcloud Icecast Subsonic servers Do you have music in your Dropbox […]

Posted on : December 4, 2013 , Last Updated on : December 9, 2013 By
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Visualize System's Activity With ranwhen.py Tool in Ubuntu

ranwhen.py is a python tool that can be used to show in a graphic mode your system's activity. It displays information about the total running time and daily average in a very beautiful histogram. I love python programming language so I thought to share this useful tool with you guys. What do you need to […]

Posted on : December 3, 2013 , Last Updated on : December 9, 2013 By
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Convert Portable Document Files (pdf) Into Plain Text Files From Commandline

This short tutorial will explain you how to convert pdf documents into plain text files with the pdftotext commandline utility. The pdftotext utility reads a pdf file and takes it as an input for creating a text file. You can convert the all pdf document or use specific options to select only the pages you […]

Posted on : December 3, 2013 , Last Updated on : December 9, 2013 By
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How To Install The Latest Google Chrome On Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I see that people have different preferences when it comes to web browsers on Linux and they argue alot about 'The best browser on Ubuntu' topic, but we are not here to find out which web browser fits best in Ubuntu. So lets save the words and go straight to our topic. I know that […]

Posted on : December 2, 2013 , Last Updated on : December 9, 2013 By
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Linux ntopng - Network Monitoring Tool Installation (Screenshots)

Nowdays computers are connected between each other. From the small area such as your home Local Area Network (LAN) until the the biggest one which we call - Internet. When you are managing a network computer, you are managing one of the most critical component. Since most of developed application is web based application, the […]

Posted on : December 2, 2013 , Last Updated on : December 9, 2013 By
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Wajig - Unified Package Management Front-end for Debian

Debian users - and it’s derivative such as Ubuntu and Linux Mint users - must be familiar with APT (Advanced Package Tool). It’s a tool for package management. APT comes with several tools. Apt-get, apt-cache, apt-mark, apt-key are the examples. It's also used as an engine for another front-end such as Aptitude or Synaptic in […]

Posted on : November 27, 2013 , Last Updated on : December 9, 2013 By
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How To Backup Your Files With Pybackpack Tool

There are many backup tools for linux out there, but a python guy like me could not resist the Pybackpack gui tool which stands for "Python backpack". Pybackpack is a graphical front end to rdiff-backup for the Gnome desktop environment. It is written in Python programming language with the intention of making backup very easy […]

Posted on : November 27, 2013 , Last Updated on : November 3, 2016 By
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qBittorrent v3.1.3 Features and Installation in Ubuntu

The qBittorrent application is a free alternative to µtorrent for all major platforms such as Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. qBittorrent is developed by volunteers in their free time so a small donation from everyone can help the project survive. It is Qt4 toolkit, available in 25 languages and comes with the following features: […]

Posted on : November 25, 2013 , Last Updated on : December 9, 2013 By
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A New Icon Theme For Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr

Matthieu James (Graphic/Visual Designer at Canonical) did a presentation today on G+ hangout about new icon theme for Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr. The structure of his presentation included issues with current themes, initial research and the actual state of the icon project. James's presentation tells us what is wrong with mobile icons. The following list […]

Posted on : November 25, 2013 , Last Updated on : December 9, 2013 By
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