Linux Tools

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

How to Recover Deleted File Using ext3grep on Ubuntu

Recover deleted files ext3grep

Sometimes, especially on the command line, it happens that you delete a file or directory unintentionally. Ext3grep is a solution to recover deleted files. Ext3grep fetches information from the file system journal for recovering the deleted files or directory. Ext3grep can recover [...]

Yash Vasa 12:05 am

How to Remove Orphaned Packages on Ubuntu

remove orphaned packages

On Linux systems, the installation of some packages depends on others packages or libraries in order to work properly. For example, if you want to install a package named "mypackage", you need to its depended libraries. Later if you uninstall "mypackage", [...]

Alain Francois 12:05 am

Termshot - Take Image Screenshot of Command Line Output

termshot command image

In this article, I'll show you how to turn a command line output in Linux into an image using Termshot. Termshot is Linux tool which turns a cli command's output into a screenshot including colors and interactive text. This is of [...]

Josphat Mutai 12:05 am

Chomper - Command Line Tool to Block Websites on Linux

Chomper block websites

Chomper is an open-source tool used to create a list of websites to be blacklisted or whitelisted during a user's browsing session. Chomper is terminal-driven tool written in Python. This means it is fully operated from the terminal. The motive behind [...]

Josphat Mutai 9:32 pm