Linux Tools

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

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