Linux Tools

Gtop - A Linux System Monitoring Dashboard for Terminal

gtop dashboard

When you work on Linux server or on your personal computer, you can need sometimes to monitor the different processes in progress. This can be done with some commands but the result sometimes appears with numbers without a graph on [...]

Alain Francois 2:00 am

How to Measure Disk Performance using Fio in Linux

fio disk performance

Fio is a free and open source tool that can be used for benchmark and hardware verification. It supports lots of I/O engines including, libaio,sync, nmap, syslet, network, slice and many more. It also supports many distributions such as Linux, [...]

Hitesh Jethva 3:59 am

pdd - Tool to find Date and Time Difference in Linux Command Line

pdd calculate date time difference

In some occasions where you want to check by how many years someone older than you, how old you are (in days, years or months), the countdown to an event or the next flash sale. There is a python-based command [...]

Eyram Amedzor 11:33 am

"Take a Break" - Linux Tool to Force Users to Take Periodical Breaks

take a break tool

In this article, I will discuss one such application called take a break. As the name depicts, it forces users (gently) to take periodical breaks, to prevent spending too much time in one session. The application was created after a [...]

Pradip Sakhavala 10:25 am

mmwatch - Alternative Linux Watch Command which Print Rates

mmwatch tool

You should be conversant with the watch command, which allows you to repeat commands at certain intervals and monitor the changes. The mmwatch tool is an opensource command line tool from Cloudflare which lets you monitor a particular command and [...]

Eyram Amedzor 2:00 am

How to Show Progress Bar for Linux Commands

progress bar linux

Many Linux commands like dd, cp, rsync, and mv are progressive, but have no progress bars showing as they run. There is not built in way to check the progress of ongoing operations. In this article, we’ll look at certain [...]

Eyram Amedzor 2:00 am

Nautilus Addon - ReSize JPG and PNG Image Files on Ubuntu 16.04

Nautilus addon resize image files

There are various tools available to reduce the size of jpg and png images like GIMP or a photo manager such as Shotwell or using the command in the terminal to perform batch processing of several image files. The another [...]

Dwijadas Dey 3:10 am

3 Brilliant Open Source Command Line Address Book for Linux

linux terminal address book

Modern computer systems employ various tools for managing contacts in our address books. With the proliferation of social media applications, this complexity has increased considerably and lacks the greatest simplicity in style most Linux users adore. This article shows three [...]

Nyah Check 2:15 am

Cipher - Command Line Tool to Encrypt/Decrypt Files and Directories

cipher encrypt file linux

ss you take some security measures to protect your environment and encrypt your data. Linux offers some encryption methods and there are some tools which can help you to encrypt your data. Encryption is important when you need to communicate sensitive information [...]

Alain Francois 2:00 am

How to Measure Internet Consumption from Linux Terminal

internet consumption measure linux

Nbwmon is a ncurses based bandwidth monitor tool that can be used to get detailed information like, transmitted and received traffic for a network interface. Nbwmon comes with lots of features some of them are listed below: Supports Ethernet, Wireless [...]

Hitesh Jethva 6:00 am

How to Install Open Visual Traceroute on Ubuntu 16.04

Open Visual Traceroute

Open Visual Traceroute is a free and open source Java based visual traceroute and packet sniffer tool that can be used to display data in a 3D or a 2D map component. You can easily export data to image file [...]

Hitesh Jethva 6:30 am

ANGRYsearch - Super Quick File Search Desktop Tool on Linux

angrysearch file search tool

ANGRYsearch is a linux file search utility that attempts to emulate 'Everything Search Engine' that is available in Windows. ANGRYsearch displays result as you type the file name or directories. ANGRYsearch is written in python 3 using PyQt5 for GUI. [...]

Dwijadas Dey 3:00 am

Mycli - Command Line Autocomplete Tool for MySQL with Syntax Highlighting

mysql autocomplete tool

MyCLI is a command line interface for MySQL, MariaDB, and Percona with auto-completion and syntax highlighting. The auto-completion will help you write queries faster and with ease. The REPL (Read, Eval, Print, Loop) will pop up a suggestion menu as [...]

Dwijadas Dey 7:13 am

Pet - A Command Line Snippet Manager for Linux

pet add

If you manage a lot of Linux systems via command line, you must be aware of the hectic task to remember all the commands you use on daily basis. You often need to go into your system's history and find [...]

Aun Raza 3:00 am