OPEN SOURCE TOOLS

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

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

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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

How to Setup Openshift Origin on CentOS 7.2

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OpenShift Origin is the open source upstream project that powers OpenShift, Red Hat's container application platform. It provides support for Python, PHP, Perl, Node.js, Ruby, and Java and is extensible so that users can add support for other languages. The [...]

Kashif Siddique 3:00 am

Fasd - Alternative Tool for Autojump to Quick Access Linux Filesystem

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Fasd is a command-line productivity booster that offers quick access to linux files and directories for POSIX shells (Portable Operating System Interface). It is the similar tool like autojump, z and v used to navigate filesystem. Fasd keeps track of [...]

Kashif Siddique 3:00 am

A Better Way To Take Screenshot on Linux using PMSS

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PMSS (Poor Man's Screenshooter) is a command line utility which makes capturing screenshots a piece of cake. It is a small, freeware, easy to use shell script which hardly consumes any system resources. It uses well know Linux command line [...]

Aun Raza 3:00 am

How To Copy / Paste Command's Output using Xclip on Linux

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Clipboard is a very useful utility in modern day operating systems. Clipboard technology uses the method of copy and paste to temporary store and transfer data between different applications or documents. If you are using GUI  based Linux operating system [...]

Aun Raza 3:00 am

How to Encrypt / Decrypt Files Using EncryptPad Utility on Linux

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Consider a situation where you need to share your important/sensitive data with your family or friends or your critical data is stored in forms of text files on your laptop; there are always chances of hacking or information theft. The [...]

Aun Raza 3:00 am

How to Setup RatticDB Password Management Service on Ubuntu 16.04

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RatticDB is an open source Django based password management service. The API provided by it is used for access by outside programs, and audit logs to ensure full accountability. There is also a "Change Queue" so as to track which [...]

Dwijadas Dey 3:00 am

How to Setup Network Monitoring with OpenNMS on Ubuntu 16.04

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OpenNMS is a carrier-grade, highly integrated, open source platform designed for building network monitoring solutions. It has the capability to discover and monitor the nodes automatically in a network. Also you can monitor a service by assigning it to Open-NMS.  [...]

Dwijadas Dey 3:20 am