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Tiny Care Terminal - Dashbaord Tool to show Tweets, Git Commits and Weather

If you use terminal a lot and lost deep inside the code or blinking cursor then Tiny-Care-Terminal is a small dashboard that reminds you to take a break and take care of yourself. The dashboard displays your git commits for the last week, the weather and non intrusive little messages from a wistful parrot urging […]

April 25, 2017 | By in LINUX HOWTO
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10 Lesser Known Linux Fun on Terminal with Crazy Outputs

The Linux terminal is a powerful tool for some administration tasks. It helps for troubleshooting too and ensure you a solution for a problem. As serious, it can be with some special commands, the terminal is also used for really surprising operations which have nothing to do with the work. Just for the fun!! It exists commands which […]

April 24, 2017 | By
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How to Install EmojiOne Color SVGinOT Font in Ubuntu

SVG in Open Type(SVGinOT) is a standard by Adobe and Mozilla for color OpenType and Open Font Format fonts. It allows font creators to embed complete SVG files within a font enabling full color and even animations. EmojiOne Color Font uses glyphs from the free Emoji One artwork. The font works in all operating systems, […]

April 20, 2017 | By
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How to Configure IPsec VPN Using Libreswan

The purpose of IPsec based VPN is to encrypt traffic at the network layer of the OSI model so the attacker cannot eavesdrop between client and the VPN server. In our previous articles on strongswan which is also provides the IPsec protocol functionality on Windows, Linux and Mac OS. However, LibreSwan and OpenSwan tools are […]

April 18, 2017 | By in SECURITY
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Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty Zapus - Features, Upgrade and 20 Things to Do

Today, April 13, 2017 a new final version of Ubuntu 17.04 released by Canonical Ltd named as Zesty Zapus. Ubuntu releases continue with well know naming scheme of adjective and an animal starting with the same alphabet letter. We are at letter Z now and the name of Ubuntu 17.04 is Zesty Zapus. Animal named […]

April 13, 2017 | By
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How to Install Multiple Elasticssearch Nodes on Single Server

Elasticsearch is an open-source, broadly-distributable, readily-scalable, enterprise-grade search engine which is accessible through an extensive and elaborate API. It can power extremely fast searches that support your data discovery applications and can be used for a lot of different use cases like "classical" full-text search, analytics store, autocomplete, spelling checker, alerting engine, and as a […]

April 12, 2017 | By
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15 Advanced Linux Interview Questions and Answers

Linux system administrator are users with special privileges and duties who must maintain system stable. Very useful resources are the manual pages, which should always be consulted when you are not familiar with a command. If you do not know which command you need, then the apropos, info or man command can be used but, […]

April 11, 2017 | By
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Lumail - An Email Client for Your Linux System

Using Email is our daily routine task and the most important method out there of sharing information with each other. The way we access emails has changed from the tradition and now there are a lot of Email clients available that are used to view and manage emails. It enables you to manage your inbox […]

April 10, 2017 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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TLDR ( Too Long; Didn’t Read ) - A Simplified Linux Man Pages

Linux command line users must be familiar with "man" command. It stands for manual pages, which means that every Linux command or utility comes with the set of instructions or possible usage of the command. Man pages are of great help while working on the command line, but often, the documentation available via man pages […]

April 6, 2017 | By
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How to Use GPG Commands to Create Public key for Secure Communication

Let us first try to understand what is encryption. Encryption is a process of embedding plain text data in such a way that it cannot be decoded by outsiders. It is necessary to encrypt data to prevent misuse. The GNU Privacy Guard (GPG) application allows you to encrypt and decrypt information. It is based on the […]

April 4, 2017 | By in SECURITY
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Keeper - A Better Secure Way to Store Password from Command Line

Keeper password manager is a tool that stores password credentials in an encrypted digital vault. You need one master password to gain access to the vault and then create a new entry for password, edit/view previous passwords. You can also specify password complexity rules and generate a strong password using random password generators. Keeper password […]

April 3, 2017 | By in LINUX HOWTO
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recterm - A Nice Way to Record Videos with Audio on Linux Terminal

We generally record the terminal with a video recorder but the output video is generally blurry and not high quality. ASCIINEMA is a lightweight tool that record and share terminal session with high quality video. The drawbacks of asciinema is that the video does not include the audio. The recterm is a tool that can […]

March 30, 2017 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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How to Customize Shell Variable PS1-PS4 on Bash Prompt

You can see the real beauty of Linux when you use shell commands. There are some tasks which you cannot do in GUI and you have to use the shell. So having knowledge in shell commands, it will keep you ahead of the others. By default, the shell prompt display hostname and working directory. Using […]

March 30, 2017 | By
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Borg - Linux Backup Tool featured Deduplicating, Compression and Encryption

Borg Backup (aka: Borg) is a deduplicating backup program that supports compression and authenticated encryption.The main goal of Borg is to provide an efficient and secure way to backup data. The data deduplication technique used in Borg backup makes it suitable for daily backups since only changes are stored and the authenticated encryption technique makes […]

March 29, 2017 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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