OPEN SOURCE TOOLS

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

Maim - A Screen Capture Tool for Debian 9 Desktop

debian 9 screenshot app

Maim is a free and open source tool that can be used to take screenshots of your desktop. Maim allows for a lot of unique and interesting functionalities. It is very useful tool comparing to scrot and other tools. Maim [...]

Hitesh Jethva 2:00 am

Nautilus Addon - ReSize JPG and PNG Image Files on Ubuntu 16.04

Nautilus addon resize image files

There are various tools available to reduce the size of jpg and png images like GIMP or a photo manager such as Shotwell or using the command in the terminal to perform batch processing of several image files. The another [...]

Dwijadas Dey 3:10 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 Open Visual Traceroute on Ubuntu 16.04

Open Visual Traceroute

Open Visual Traceroute is a free and open source Java based visual traceroute and packet sniffer tool that can be used to display data in a 3D or a 2D map component. You can easily export data to image file [...]

Hitesh Jethva 6:30 am

How to Manage Time from Linux Terminal using Ding Tool

ding time management tool

Ding is a very simple solution to help with short-term time management. The beep sound uses the motherboard audio and works even if the speakers are muted. To manage time with ding, you need a linux terminal and that includes [...]

Dwijadas Dey 1:51 am

How to Install OpenMaint on Ubuntu 16.04

opanmaint

openMAINT is an open source platform for facility and property management of all scales and industries. It is which can be used for the management of infrastructure, assets, buildings, and other professional equipment. It also helps in streamlining the maintenance [...]

Kashif Siddique 2:10 pm

Machma - Enables to Run Multiple Commands Parallel in Linux

machma run command parallel

In order to fully utilize computing power, jobs can be run in parallel. For example, re-sizing of images sequentially takes a lot of time, On the other hand re-sizing of multiple images in parallel makes better use of multi-core CPU [...]

Dwijadas Dey 11:57 am

How to Setup Elastix 5 PBX Unified Communication Server on Linux

Elastix pbx server

Elastix is ‚Äčan open source PBX-Asterisk-based application that can be used to configure unified communications. It includes telephony functionality, instant messaging, email server, fax server, VoIP communication (VoIP) and video conferencing. The Elastix O / S platform is created and [...]

Kashif Siddique 1:26 pm

ANGRYsearch - Super Quick File Search Desktop Tool on Linux

angrysearch file search tool

ANGRYsearch is a linux file search utility that attempts to emulate 'Everything Search Engine' that is available in Windows. ANGRYsearch displays result as you type the file name or directories. ANGRYsearch is written in python 3 using PyQt5 for GUI. [...]

Dwijadas Dey 3:00 am

viddl - Command Line tool to Edit (cut, crop and resize) Video Clips

viddl video edit

Viddl is a ruby command line utility that can be used to download video from youtube. You can easily download, cut, crop and resize video clips using Viddl. In this tutorial, we will see how to install Viddl on CentOS [...]

Linoxide 6:19 am

Mycli - Command Line Autocomplete Tool for MySQL with Syntax Highlighting

mysql autocomplete tool

MyCLI is a command line interface for MySQL, MariaDB, and Percona with auto-completion and syntax highlighting. The auto-completion will help you write queries faster and with ease. The REPL (Read, Eval, Print, Loop) will pop up a suggestion menu as [...]

Dwijadas Dey 7:13 am

Tiny Care Terminal - Dashbaord Tool to show Tweets, Git Commits and Weather

Tiny Care Terminal

If you use terminal a lot and lost deep inside the code or blinking cursor then Tiny-Care-Terminal is a small dashboard that reminds you to take a break and take care of yourself. The dashboard displays your git commits for [...]

Dwijadas Dey 12:47 am

Keeper - A Better Secure Way to Store Password from Command Line

Keeper password manager is a tool that stores password credentials in an encrypted digital vault. You need one master password to gain access to the vault and then create a new entry for password, edit/view previous passwords. You can also [...]

Dwijadas Dey 3:00 am