OPEN SOURCE TOOLS

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

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

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

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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

How to Install and Use Mycli on Linux

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

recterm - A Nice Way to Record Videos with Audio on Linux Terminal

We generally record the terminal with a video recorder but the output video is generally blurry and not high quality. ASCIINEMA is a lightweight tool that record and share terminal session with high quality video. The drawbacks of asciinema is [...]

Dwijadas Dey 8:36 am

Borg - Linux Backup Tool featured Deduplicating, Compression and Encryption

Borg Backup (aka: Borg) is a deduplicating backup program that supports compression and authenticated encryption.The main goal of Borg is to provide an efficient and secure way to backup data. The data deduplication technique used in Borg backup makes it [...]

Dwijadas Dey 4:51 am

How to Install Kanboard and Authenticate Using Ldap on Ubuntu Linux

Kanboard is a free and open source project management software program which is designed to manage projects efficiently using kanban methodology. Using kanban method one can visualize the work-flow, limiting work in progress and work efficiently. There is a clear [...]

Dwijadas Dey 3:00 am

How to Install Tig - Text Mode Interface for Git on Ubuntu 16.04

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In this article, we are going show you installation and usage of an awesome tool which is 'tig'. It's a great Git Command Line Tool with ncurses-based text-mode interface for git. Something between the command line and full blown windowed [...]

Kashif Siddique 3:00 am

MPS-Youtube - Play and Download Youtube Video on Linux Command Line

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MPS-Youtube is a freeware, youtube player and downloader application which works right from your command line. You can use this tool on your Linux system  terminal to search, play, and download youtube videos and playlists. It is a tiny utility [...]

Aun Raza 3:00 am

Tizonia - A Command Line Music Player for Linux

tizonia help

Tizonia is an Open source multimedia software project based on OpenMAX IL for those who love to stream music. It has every potential to become your one stop music player, if you share a LAN with friends, you can setup [...]

Kashif Siddique 3:00 am

lnav - Tool to View and Analyze Log Files from Linux Terminal

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The Log File Navigator ( abbreviated as "lnav" ) is a tiny useful utility which helps users take an easy and cleaner look at system's log files. It is a freeware application which runs on Linux and Mac operating systems. [...]

Aun Raza 3:00 am