Linux Tools

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

System Tar Restore - Feature-rich Backup Script for Linux

backup script tar restore linux

"System Tar and Restore" is an open-source program for Linux that offers several options to create backups and restore them. It consists of two scripts: One is the main program and the other one is a GUI wrapper. It has [...]

Ivo Ursino 12:05 am

How To Search 'DuckDuckGo' from Command Line

DuckDuckGo search commandline

DuckDuckGo is an Internet search engine that lets the user search protecting its privacy, and show the best results instead of giving outputs based on previous searches. Googler is one of the popular utility to search google from the command line, [...]

Ivo Ursino 1:40 am

6 Feature-rich OpenSource CAD Tools for Linux

cad tools linux

CAD software is an important tool for engineers, animators, and graphic designers. In comparison with the proprietary CAD tools, Open Source free CAD software is as sophisticated as with its commercial counterparts. Also due to the demand, commercial CAD software [...]

Dwijadas Dey 12:05 am

How to View Progress of Commands using Linux Pipe

view progress commands pipe

When you work on some processes, sometimes you need to visualize the progression of file operations. Some commands have a parameter to help you to see the progression but for those which don't have it, you need to use another method. To mitigate [...]

Alain Francois 2:00 am

How to Install Popcorn Time on Ubuntu 16, Mint 18, Kali Linux

install popcorn time linux

Is it irritating to wait till download complete in Torrent client to watch your favorite Movie or TV show? I guess the answer is 'Hell, Yeah'. I have an option for you to watch your next favorite TV show episode [...]

Pradip Sakhavala 2:15 am

5 Methods to Convert xlsx Format Files to CSV on Linux CLI

convert xlsx csv cli

XLSX is a file extension for an open XML spreadsheet file format used by MicrosoftExcel. Converting Microsoft Excel sheet to a Comma Separated file (CSV) is relatively very easy while using command line. The situation may arrive when you have a XLS file and you need to fill [...]

Alain Francois 3:22 am

watcherd - Shell Listener for Directory Changes on Linux

watcherd directory change notification

In this article, I am going to tell you about shell directory listener called watcherd. Daemon watcherd will check the directory changes and execute specified commands or shell scripts. Installing watcherd On Ubuntu 16.04 Download $ wget https://github.com/devilbox/watcherd/archive/master.zip Unzip archive $ [...]

Pavlo Maiorchyk 2:00 am

How to Install Communication Tool "Ring" on Linux

ring communication tool

The Ring is an open source tool which allows its users to communicate in multiple ways. It was developed with the main goal of protecting privacy and personal information. It is created and developed by a small team at Savoir-faire [...]

Pradip Sakhavala 2:00 am

Cheat - Create and View Cheatsheets on Command Line

cheatsheet command line

Ever Linux user can admit often forgetting Linux commands or their options. Often we have to check Google or Askubuntu and some other places to remind us of some commands. Personally, I don't seem to keep "# add-apt-repository" in my [...]

Eyram Amedzor 2:00 am

How to Install Light Table on Ubuntu 16.04 and CentOS 7

light table linux

In this article, we will install Light Table software installation on Ubuntu 16.04 and CentOS 7. Few words regarding the software - it is a code editor that connects you to your creation with instant feedback. In other words, it [...]

Sergej Kalenichenko 2:00 am