OPEN SOURCE TOOLS

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

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

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 ​an 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