LINUX TOOLS

LF - Feature Rich Terminal Manager for Linux

LF Terminal Manager Linux

In this guide, we will cover the installation and usage of LF file manager on Linux. LF which is an abbreviation of (List files) is console file manager written in Go. LF provides minimalistic and nice curses interface with a view [...]

Josphat Mutai 2:51 am

Topgrade - Command Line Tool to Upgrade All Packages on Linux

Topgrade Too Upgrade All Packages Linux

In this guide, we're going to explore an interesting tool that aims at making updates of everything installed on your system as easy as just running one command. This software is topgrade, it detects the tools you use on your system [...]

Josphat Mutai 12:15 am

How to Install CHKROOTKIT on Ubuntu 18.04/Centos 7

Install CHKROOTKIT Linux

In this article, I'll explain how to install chkrootkit on our latest Ubuntu 18.04 and CentOS 7 systems. The chkrootkit is a common security scanner which helps the administrators to search the local system for signs that it is infected [...]

Saheetha Shameer 12:05 am

Termtosvg - A Tool to Record Terminal Session in Linux

termtosvg record linux terminal

During a presentation or a course/tutorial, you often need to present the results of the commands executed in your terminal. When the audience is present, it is possible to show the output immediately but for those who are not present, [...]

Alain Francois 12:13 am

QtPad - Modern Customizable Sticky Note App for Linux

QtPad Sticky Note App Linux

In this article, we'll focus on how to install and use QtPad on Ubuntu 18.04. Qtpad is a unique and highly customizable sticky note application written in Qt5 and Python3 tailored for Unix systems. Some of its notable features include: [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:34 am

umonitor - Update Resolutions of Monitors on Hotplugged in Linux

umonitor arch linux

This guide will cover installation and basic usage of umonitor on Linux. umonitor is a dynamic monitor management written in C and distributed as a single binary package.  The name dynamic monitor management means that the positions and resolutions of your screen monitors will [...]

Josphat Mutai 12:05 am

Pyradio - Play your Favorite Radio Station from Linux Terminal

play radio station terminal

Pyradio is a free and open source Python-based command line tool that allows you to play your favorite radio station online. We'll take you through the installation of Pyradio and how to play your favorite radio station online from Ubuntu [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:05 am

How to Install Teamviewer on Ubuntu 18.04

Install teamviewer ubuntu linux

In this article, we are going to show you how to install Teamviewer on your Ubuntu 18.04 and Debian 9.4 system from the command line. Teamviewer is a software application that allows users to securely gain remote access to any [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:42 pm

Angle Grinder - Tool to Format and Parse Log Files in Linux

Angle Grinder parse format logfile

Are you bored opening files in different text editor while working on command line to parse and gain only information that is required. Writing longer commands to slice only required data, or regex commands for formatting. Let's solve your problem [...]

Yash Vasa 12:05 am

gotop - A Tool to Monitor System Activity in Linux

gotop linux monitor tool

Every Linux administrator has it's own preferences on how to monitor processes in terminal. And you probably know about tools like top and htop. These are tools for process monitoring in terminal without any visualization. And you probably know about [...]

Hayk Gevorgyan 12:57 am

Tuptime - Tool to Display Uptime History of Linux System

Tuptime display uptime history

The primary task of the system administrators is monitoring and examine Linux system and how long its been promenade. This article demonstrates use of Tuptime tool that help's System Administrators to analyse how long Linux machine is up and running. [...]

Yash Vasa 12:05 am

Dutree – Command Line Disk Usage Analysis Tool on Linux

dutree disk usage tool linux

DUtree is a combination of Durep and Tree. Durep creates disk usage reports with graphs which allows us to identify which directories are using the most space. Although durep can produce text output similar to du, its real power is the [...]

Yash Vasa 12:05 am

How to Check Execution Time of a Process in Linux

linux process execution time

Have you been wondering how you can find an execution time of a process in Linux or Unix system?. This guide will show you a number of tools which comes in handy when trying to find execution time of a [...]

Josphat Mutai 2:12 am

How to Split Large Text File into Smaller Files in Linux

Split large File smaller linux

Linux has several utilities for breaking down large files into small files. Split and csplit are two of the popular commands which are used for this purpose. These utilities will help to break down big log files and even archive [...]

Saheetha Shameer 12:05 am