OPEN SOURCE TOOLS

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

Coinmon - Check Cryptocurrencies Prices Command Line

coinmon Cryptocurrencies Prices

Coinmon is an open-source CLI tool that allows the user to check the cryptocurrencies prices in a simple way. This is a useful piece of software both for Crypto investors and Engineers. This tool gathers the data from Coinmarketcap APIs and [...]

Ivo Ursino 10:54 pm

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

How to View Progress of Commands using Linux Pipe

view progress commands pipe

When you work on some processes, sometimes you need to visualize the progression of file operations. Some commands have a parameter to help you to see the progression but for those which don't have it, you need to use another method. To mitigate [...]

Alain Francois 2:00 am

How to Install Popcorn Time on Ubuntu 16, Mint 18, Kali Linux

install popcorn time linux

Is it irritating to wait till download complete in Torrent client to watch your favorite Movie or TV show? I guess the answer is 'Hell, Yeah'. I have an option for you to watch your next favorite TV show episode [...]

Pradip Sakhavala 2:15 am

watcherd - Shell Listener for Directory Changes on Linux

watcherd directory change notification

In this article, I am going to tell you about shell directory listener called watcherd. Daemon watcherd will check the directory changes and execute specified commands or shell scripts. Installing watcherd On Ubuntu 16.04 Download $ wget https://github.com/devilbox/watcherd/archive/master.zip Unzip archive $ [...]

Pavlo Maiorchyk 2:00 am

How to Install and Use Exiftool on Linux

exiftool install linux

You may have come across ExifTool while searching for an image recovery software. Well, ExifTool does more than that. It's a open source program for reading, modifying, and manipulating images, videos, audios and PDF metadata. Metadata are the additional data [...]

Eyram Amedzor 2:00 am

How to Install Communication Tool "Ring" on Linux

ring communication tool

The Ring is an open source tool which allows its users to communicate in multiple ways. It was developed with the main goal of protecting privacy and personal information. It is created and developed by a small team at Savoir-faire [...]

Pradip Sakhavala 2:00 am

Cheat - Create and View Cheatsheets on Command Line

cheatsheet command line

Ever Linux user can admit often forgetting Linux commands or their options. Often we have to check Google or Askubuntu and some other places to remind us of some commands. Personally, I don't seem to keep "# add-apt-repository" in my [...]

Eyram Amedzor 2:00 am

How to Install Light Table on Ubuntu 16.04 and CentOS 7

light table linux

In this article, we will install Light Table software installation on Ubuntu 16.04 and CentOS 7. Few words regarding the software - it is a code editor that connects you to your creation with instant feedback. In other words, it [...]

Sergej Kalenichenko 2:00 am

How to Install BigBlueButton on Ubuntu 16.04

install BigBlueButton ubuntu

There are a lot of open source web conferencing tools available these days and there are also a number of budget-friendly alternatives that still offer the same features and functions. Sometimes you can need web conferencing tools for remote collaboration, [...]

Alain Francois 2:00 am

mmwatch - Alternative Linux Watch Command which Print Rates

mmwatch tool

You should be conversant with the watch command, which allows you to repeat commands at certain intervals and monitor the changes. The mmwatch tool is an opensource command line tool from Cloudflare which lets you monitor a particular command and [...]

Eyram Amedzor 2:00 am