How To Configure Downloading Schedule When Using uGet In Linux Mint

uGet is a powerful and easy to use free download manager for Linux and Windows.surgeprice.display("ihaveapc.com_336x280_abovepost");To install and use it in Linux Mint: From the Terminal, use the following command: sudo apt-get install uget To know more about how to use it, refer to this earlier article. Now, the Scheduler option in uGet is a useful feature that can allocate blocks of time...

Quickly Get Detailed Battery Usage Details In Linux Mint

For laptops and mobile PCs running on battery source, powerstat is a useful Linux Mint software that shows the detailed power battery consumption along with the average, standard deviation and maximum/minimum values of collected data. To install it, open Terminal in Linux Mint (this is applicable to Ubuntu as well) and type : sudo apt-get install powerstatOnce installed, it can be run with various...

Quickly View Processor Usage From Ubuntu Command Line

It is simple to view the per processor usage and statistics in Ubuntu just using the command line. To do this, first install sysstat using the following Terminal command : sudo apt-get install sysstat After it is installed, mpstat is the command to view the processor usage. To display the average CPU utilization per processor, simply type : mpstat -P ALLThe above example shows a dual processor system....

How To Install And Use Tor Browser In Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Tor browser is useful for online anonymity and security. It is free to download and use. The way it provides such anonymity when surfing websites is by bouncing connections over a widely distributed mesh (onion rings) so that it becomes difficult to see the exact source endpoint. It is available to download and use both for Windows and Linux. The Windows version is a simple installer while the Linux...

Backup Home Directory In Linux Using Tar

The tar command in Linux can quickly create archives of entire directories. All of this can be done just with a single command. Here is how : Suppose, the home directory of a user needs to be archived for backup purposes. This directory and all the sub-directories can be “tarred” by the following command : tar -zcvf homedirarchive.tar.gz /home/avpThe above command will create an archive...

Quickly Convert PDF Documents To Images In Linux Mint

Often, it may be useful to convert certain types of PDF files like short manuals or documents to an image file. Here is a simple way to do this from Linux Mint command line : First, open Terminal and install ImageMagick which is a set of tools for editing, resizing or converting images: sudo apt-get install imagemagickAfter it is installed, simply use the “convert” command (part of ImageMagick)...