One of the things I love in Linux is that we can do a simple thing 100 different ways in it, like creating random passwords..Read more »
Guake - Quake-style terminal for GNOME
A Quake-style terminal is a drop-down terminal which can be shown/hidden just like the console in Quake (and most of the first-person shooter games out there), using the press of a key (~ in Quake). Guake is a terminal application written in GTK which uses the F12 keyboard shortcut by default to show or hide it.
"So we all know that users who are new to the command-line find it intimidating, no matter what operating system, they just find it intimidating. These users are the kind of people who never used early Unix or MS-DOS, they were introduced to computers with graphics and point-and-click interfaces. And I've been wondering: What's so intimidating?"Read more »
Internet connectivity is one of the important means of communication in todays life. So troubleshooting the problems in our own networks or reconfiguring it for the easiness is not to be praised as a "geekness". In my opinion you don't need to be a geek for setting an internet connection or recovering your machine from a network problem.Read more »
There is no need of a graphical utility to take the screen shot of your desktop, no need to wonder how.. Lets try it with your terminal. Terminal is a powertool and solution to all the problems in linux
The advantage of using commandline tool is that if you need to take a screenshot in an environment, where you cannot run a graphical screenshot utility prefer this method.Read more »
Terminal is the power tool that every linux user may have to come in contact even once in their computer life. Here is a post about controlling and managing your system using the gnome terminal.Read more »
Konsole is the app that probably almost every KDE developer uses on a daily basis, but there hasn’t been much development on the user interface front during the last releases. Nonetheless some recent changes may be worth blogging about.Read more »
Terminator 0.90 is a complete re-write of the original code. The most important new feature is that now you are able to save layouts.Read more »
Konsole is the X terminal emulator of KDE. I find having the terminal out of my way, but always open and easy to reach out to, very convenient. It also looks cool. ;) With KDE SC 4.3 you can easily achieve this with a few clicks without the need of any additional software.Read more »
FreeNX is an open source implementation of NoMachine's NX Server. It is a bit more akin to Microsoft's RDP protocol than the usual VNC, so while keeping bandwidth to a minimum, it maintains good visual quality and responsiveness.Read more »
We've seen how to check Gmail using the terminal (shell) in Linux and Mac but how about sending emails from a shell?
This is actually pretty easy, here's what you have to do:Read more »
Some of you may be annoyed with the beep sound in terminal.
If you want to get rid of that just follow these steps:
Irssi is a terminal based IRC client for UNIX systems. It also supports SILC and ICB protocols via plugins.
You might be wondering what makes Irssi such an easy and comfortable client to use: