Linux Tools

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

Exodus - A Tool to Safely Copy Linux Binaries

exodus copy linux binaries

Do you ever need that one of your system has some binaries installed on it and you want to transfer same binaries on another machine? Yes, Right? We are going to discuss such tool which can help you to achieve [...]

Pradip Sakhavala 12:05 am

How to Install Srain IRC Client on Debian/Arch Linux

linux IRC client srain

Srain is an IRC client written in GTK+ 3. It has an intuitive and easy to use interface. Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is an application layer protocol that facilitates communication in the form of text. The chat process in IRC [...]

Josphat Mutai 7:46 am

GRV - A Tool to View Git Repo from Linux Terminal

GRV tool view repository

GRV is an opensource tool to display git repository on Linux terminal. This tool provides screens to view refs, branches and diffs in separate tabs. The behaviour and style can be customized through configuration. A query language can be used to [...]

Puskar Trital 12:05 am

How to Install CTparental on Ubuntu 16.04 & Debian 9

CTparental parental control

CTparental is a parental control tool used to control how someone uses the computer, either for internet browsing or any other specific Computer usage. Design of CTparental was motivated by existing tools like iptables, dnsmasq, inguardian Privoxy which independently can do some parts but missing [...]

Josphat Mutai 3:44 am

How to Install Advanced Equalizer 'PulseEffects' on Linux

PulseEffects Equalizer Linux

If you've been looking for an advanced audio equalizer for Linux, then look no more because you've come to the right place. Here I'll introduce you to PulseEffects, which is an equalizer, limiter, reverb, and compressor for PulseAudio. So let's [...]

Josphat Mutai 12:05 am

How to Download Packages Using Yum/DNF without Installing on Linux

Download Packages without Installing

Today, we’ll take a look at how we can use package managers to download only rpm packages(offline) without installing them with all dependencies on Linux. Yum and Dnf package managers are used in RedHat distributions namely RedHat, CentOS and Fedora [...]

Jamie Arthur 9:22 am

Tlog - A Tool to Record / Play Terminal IO and Sessions

Tlog Terminal Recorder Linux

Tlog is a terminal I/O recording and playback package for Linux Distros. It's suitable for implementing centralized user session recording. It logs everything that passes through as JSON messages. The primary purpose of logging in JSON format is to eventually deliver the [...]

Saheetha Shameer 9:24 am

How to Install Gerbera on Ubuntu 16.04

install gerbera

The Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) is a network protocol designed to allow devices to connect easily and simplify the digital media sharing, communications, and entertainment between your devices on your local network. It exists some Linux tools which can help [...]

Alain Francois 10:02 am

How to Install and Use TLP on Linux Laptop

tlp linux battery life

Squeezing in a few hours in your Linux PC battery life may be what it takes to hit that deadline and submit your project or assignment on time. And that is where TLP comes in. TLP is a power management [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:05 am

Newsboat - A Terminal Based RSS/Atom Feed Reader

newsboat RSS Atom Feed Reader

RSS is a data exchange format defined in XML. You can deliver data by embedding it in this format, and you can collect data from multiple sources in this format. We're talking about RSS feeds or even atom feeds. It is the [...]

Alain Francois 12:10 am

GSmartControl - A GUI Tool to Check HDD/SSD Health on Linux

GSmartControl check hdd ssd

GSmartControl is a GUI alternative for smartctl, a tool for controlling SMART data on hard disk drives and solid state drives. With this software, you can check the SMART data in order to determine its health. It also allows you [...]

Ivo Ursino 9:13 am

How to Install and Use GraphicsMagick to Edit Images CLI

install GraphicsMagick

GraphicsMagick is a tool that allows to edit images from terminal. It claims to be a handy tool for those cases in which you have to do some quick image editing and don't want to open a heavy program such [...]

Ivo Ursino 12:05 am